It sounds as if even Qihoo360’s estimate of at least 350 apps compromised by XcodeGhost was quite conservative. FireEye claims to have identified more than 4,000 infected programs on the App Store.
- FireEye: Protecting Our Customers from XcodeGhost
- The Register: XCodeGhost iOS infection toll rises from 39 to a WHOPPING 4,000 apps – Initial analysis way off, researchers find. Darren Pauli states: ‘The Register has asked FireEye for the names of some of the prominent affected apps and will update this story should the information come to hand.’
In any case, it’s definitely time to check your recent apps and upgrade if necessary.