Jailbreak iOS extends the possibilities but no doubt also exposes the entire operating system to risk. The ability to add applications and tweak fact, makes possible the installation of the software as malware, especially those found in the repository pirate, do not receive checks. It ‘just the way it was spread malware these days is stealing passwords Apple ID.
The malware in question is called Unflod.dylib and seems to have originated in China. Once installed in your phone, go to the folder DynamicLibraries and run in the background. Its purpose is to draw all SSL connections and to capture Apple ID and password to be sent to the creators of malware which will have access to your information to make purchases through your credentials and associated credit cards.
The first antivirus to detect this malware was DrWeb, as reported by VirusTotal , a free service that analyzes suspicious files.
For the moment it is not known through which packages will be installed this malware nor what are the repository infected. It’s probably those that contain pirated material but there is also the possibility that the default would be compromised by the presence of some packages that besides the true tweak also install this malware.
How to check if your device is infected by malware Unflod.dylib:
1. download iFile from Cydia or if you already have it installed, launch it.
2. Navigate to the following location: / Library / MobileSubstrate / DynamicLibraries / check the presence of a file called Unflod.dylib
3. If the file is present in your iPhone, then the device is infected and you need to continue reading this article. If the file is not present on your iPhone, then it does not contain malware and you are safe.
How to remove the malware, if any:
1. using iFile, go into / Library / MobileSubstrate / DynamicLibraries /
2. Eliminate the file Unflod.dylib using the function iFile and also remember to empty the trash that the application is provided!
3. Having eliminated the malware, reboot your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch
How to protect your Apple ID and the credit card associated with
1. Only if this was in your iPhone Malware, you should immediately change the password of the Apple ID (mind you to do so after removing the malware and you have restarted the iPhone). You can also change the password from your computer by clicking here .
2. If you want to increase security, it might be good to completely restore the iPhone. This unfortunately will result in a mandatory update to iOS 7.1 Jailbreak and the consequent loss of a compromise but it may be worth to be done to protect your credit card.