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Hyper-targeted attack against 13 iPhones dropped malicious apps via MDM

6 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Messages like this one would have come up every time hackers pushed a modified app to their victims. But YOLO, apparently.
In what appears to be a case of highly-focused social engineering against a small group of iPhone users, malicious actors managed to get 13 iPhones registered on their rogue mobile device management servers and then pushed out applications that allowed the hackers to track the locations of the phones and read victims' SMS messages.
The attacks, reported by Cisco's Talos , used the "BOptions" sideloading technique to modify versions of legitimate...
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