iPhones and iPod Touch with firmware version 2.0 or later will call home periodicly to see if any applications have been blacklisted by Apple. This allows Apple to disable malicious applications from iPhone and iPod Touch users phones. The iPhone and iPod Touch will check the following URL for any blacklisted applications:
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Malware On Mac OS X - Viruses, Trojans, and Worms
This document discusses the technologies used in malware. These include viruses, Trojans and worms. The specific intention is to bring forth detailed discussion on how this affects the Apple Mac OS X platform. The document outlines a potential framework for a Mac OS X malware suite. The document closes with recommendations on what Apple Inc, and users of Mac OS X can do to defend against such technology.
During the course of using MacForensicsLab the investigator will come across a range of different suspect devices, media and disk images. These will all work with a variety of ‘Read’ and ‘Write’ access settings. It is therefore important to ensure that the investigator understands how each of these varies and how the computer interacts with them.
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