Apple will notify users who downloaded infected apps

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Apple says it will alert users who downloaded apps infected with malware from its App Store, it emerged Tuesday

In an FAQ posted in Chinese and in English on its Chinese website, Apple outlined the steps it is taking with users and developers to both fix the infected apps and keep affected users informed.

"Customers will be receiving more information letting them know if they’ve downloaded an app/apps that could have been compromised," the company wrote, though it did not specify when or how users would be notified.

It’s still unclear exactly how many apps were affected by XcodeGhost, a form of malware revealed last week and acknowledged by Apple on Sunday. Palo Alto Networks, the company that discovered the issue, identified 39 apps, though other reports suggested the number of affected apps could be much higher Read more…

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via Mashable http://on.mash.to/1NXPyny

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