Operation Triangulation: iOS devices targeted with previously unknown malware

While monitoring its own corporate Wi-Fi network dedicated for mobile devices using the Kaspersky Unified Monitoring and Analysis Platform (KUMA), Kaspersky researchers noticed suspicious activity that originated from several iOS-based phones.

Since it is impossible to inspect modern iOS devices from the inside, researchers created offline backups of the devices in question, inspected them using the Mobile Verification Toolkit’s mvt-ios and discovered traces of compromise. Kaspersky is calling this campaign “Operation Triangulation”.

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Source: Kaspersky