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Backdoor:iPhoneOS/Xsser

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Backdoor

Platform: iPhoneOS

Aliases: Backdoor:iPhoneOS/Xsser.A, Trojan-Downloader:iPhoneOS/Xsser.A

Summary


Backdoor:iPhoneOS/Xsser is a mobile Remote Administrative Tool (RAT) that was reportedly found on iOS devices.

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Technical Details


Backdoor:iPhoneOS/Xsser is an iOS version of an Android spyware and is capable of harvesting information from the compromised device, including:

  • The address book
  • SMS messages
  • Location data
  • Stored pictures

And more.

As with other iOS malware, the device must be jailbroken for XSSer to operate. In addition, the device must be installed with an alternative app store program that uses a specific repository in order for the device to be affected.