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Apple iTunes zero-day bug allowed ransomware attack

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Security researchers have uncovered a bug in Apple iTunes that allows hackers to carry out a ransomware attack automotive industry target.

As Wired reports, Morphisec Labs researchers spotted ransomware hackers were using a zero-day bug in iTunes for Windows.

The flaw was related to Apple Software Update utility allows Bitpaymer/iEncrypt malware to launch into PCs undetected. Apple has since fixed the issue.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, October 12 2019. 21:39 IST
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