How to use Pangu’s tool to detect XcodeGhost malware in iOS apps iPhone Hacks

Pangu, the popular Chinese jailbreak developer team, has just released a new malware detection tool to find out if any of your iOS apps are infected with XcodeGhost. It is ascertained that more than 344 iOS apps and over 500 million users are recently affected by XcodeGhost globally.

If you are still sceptical and want to confirm if any of your iOS apps are infected, here is what you should do:

Step 1: Verify if any of your installed apps match with the list of affected apps published by Palo Alto Networks:

  • WeChat
  • Didi Chuxing (developed by Uber's biggest rival in China Didi Kuaidi)
  • Angry Birds 2 (Chinese version)
  • NetEase
  • Micro Channel
  • IFlyTek input
  • Railway 12306 (the only official app used for buying train tickets in China.
  • The Kitchen
  • Card Safe
  • CITIC Bank move card space
  • China Unicom Mobile Office
  • High German map
  • Jane book
  • Eyes Wide
  • Lifesmart
  • Mara Mara
  • Medicine to force
  • Himalayan
  • Pocket billing
  • Flush
  • Quick asked the doctor
  • Lazy weekend
  • Microblogging camera
  • Watercress reading
  • CamScanner
  • CamCard (a very popular business card reader.)
  • SegmentFault
  • Stocks open class
  • Hot stock market
  • Three new board
  • The driver drops
  • OPlayer
  • Telephone attribution assistant
  • Marital bed
  • Poor tour
  • I called MT
  • I called MT 2
  • Freedom Battle

Step 2: Once you have verified if your iOS app is listed above, you can proceed with the following steps to check if any affected apps are indeed installed on your iOS device:

  • Visit the XcodeGhost tool page on the Pangu website on your iOS device via Safari or Google Chrome
  • Tap the blue button that reads "立即下载"
  • Tap "Install" when prompted
  • Add trusted access to Pangu's tool by going into Settings > General > Profiles and then select "Shenzhen Avaintel Technology", and tap on "Trust"
  • Go back to the home screen and launch Pangu's app, then hit the blue button that reads "点击检测Xcode病毒"

[Source: iPhone Hacks]