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App Store: Apple removes anti-virus apps

iPhone malware virus - App Store : Apple retire les applications anti-virus

iPhone malware virus - App Store : Apple retire les applications anti-virus

Apple

Posted: March 24 2015
Updated: March 24, 2015

by Martin

Contrary to Google Play, theApp store has almost no applications infected with viruses. Indeed, Apple has always thoroughly tested the games and applications submitted by the developers before validating them. According to a recent study by the security company FireEye, which analyzed 7 million applications, 96% of the 390,000 malware discovered targeted Android.

iPhone malware virus - App Store: Apple removes anti-virus appsDespite the measures put in place by Apple, some unscrupulous publishers did not hesitate to offer on the App Store applications supposed to remove viruses and other malware present in the attachments of your mailboxes connected to your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. It is now over!

In order to make its application store ever more secure, Apple has for example withdrawn VirusBarrier from his kiosk. It accuses the publisher of damaging the image of its mobile operating system, the description suggesting that viruses exist on the App Store. Other anti-viruses have also been removed for similar reasons.