Apple has more rotten apps in its App Store than many people may realize and the company is not always quick to act in removing titles that have been proven malicious, according to two new reports.
Malwarebytes and Tripwire both pointed out Apple and its purportedly safe app store have had issues of late with malicious apps managing to hop over its “walled garden” with some remaining available even after they are pointed out to Apple.
The two security firms specifically pointed out Adware Doctor as one example, with Malwarebytes adding the apps Open Any Files: RAR Support, Dr. Antivirus and Dr. Cleaner were found still available and in the store and exfiltrating a wide variety of user data in addition to minimally doing their advertised job.
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