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| August 20, 2012
Report Says Astounding Amount Of iOS Apps Have Been Hacked
A surprising report from Arxan Technologies says that 92 percent of the Top 100 paid apps on the iOS platform have been hacked. The research was complied by looking for hacked version of the apps that were available from third-party sites outside of the App Store. And hacking isn’t confined to paid apps either. More than 40 percent of popular, free iOS apps were also hacked. The company defined hacked as an app with disabled security, unlocked or modified features, an ad-removed version, a malware-infested version, free pirated copies, and an app that stole source code or intellectual property. And the company has compiled an interesting infographic with its findings. Click on the image to see the full-size version. cracked apps, it looks like the issue is still a significant one. If you’re interested, you can read the complete report here.