back to article Malware hides as iOS jailbreak, Sucuri is insecuri, and China is about to get even worse

Here's your Register security roundup to kick off your week. Malware hides as iOS jailbreak tool The team over at Cisco Talos has spotted a clever bit of trickery being used by an iOS click fraud operation. Researchers say a piece of malware called "Checkrain" has been making the rounds spoofing a popular iOS jailbreaking tool …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "the attackers managed to take down a pair of failsafes"

    So it wasn't just a DDoS attack, it was a planned attack. Whoever did it had to have scouted out their network to find the failsafes and did so without being detected.

    Or is it that a DDoS is just so big that the failsafes where overwhelmed ? Because in that case, they weren't so failsafe.

    Either way, Sucuri does not come out of this looking good.

  2. Frank Marsh
    Coat

    Cross-side scripting?

    A new attack vector? Will any of the cross-site scripting mitigations work against it?

    Yours truly,

    Pedant.

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