iPhone Jailbreak Fraud Attack – Immediate Implications

A malicious website posing as checkrain[.]com was launched by hackers this week, which poses as the real site that researchers are building to modify and jailbreak iPhones. The fake site instead launches a hacking tool that tries to take over affected devices.


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Sam Bakken, Senior Product Marketing Manager,  OneSpan
October 16, 2019
App developers and publishers should take away from this incident that iOS is just as vulnerable as Android.
The jailbreak community is eagerly awaiting the release of checkra1n and adversaries are very smart about monitoring social media and current events and developing schemes to use news as fuel for fraud. Similar to attackers capitalizing on people's excitement surrounding Fortnite for Android this time last year by tricking users into thinking they were gaining early access but instead installing m ....
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