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    Default Spyware targets Hong Kong protestors using Android, jailbroken iPhones or iPads

    There's a new kind of spyware going around called Xssar that's reportedly targeting protestors in Hong Kong. The spyware which appears to have ties to Android malware discovered last week is installed via a Debian package and requires a victim's iPhone or iPad to be jailbroken. Breaking the root jail of iOS can provide for functionality beyond what Apple currently ships, but also strips away Apple's built-in iOS security. The same way jailbroken software can be loaded, malicious software can be loaded. So what's going on with Xssar and how can you protect yourself?

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