New malware threat for iPhones: 'Evil Skype'

iPhones may be nigh impossible to hack, but if a malicious actor has access to the device a new type of software can be used to quickly install malware, according to a Forbes report. 

The software, Su-A-Cyder, is designed to automate the process of malware creation, according to the report. It helps create an "evil" version of the Skype application. Hackers just need a few minutes of access to the iPhone. Given the opportunity, they can connect the iPhone to a PC computer and install the Su-A-Cyder software, which will inject malicious code into an app masquerading as harmless.

The app will run as normal, but Su-A-Cyder will be quietly at work in the background. The malware will take background data including GPS locations and contacts, according to the report.

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