Malicious App [[DO NOT INSTALL]]

Discussion in 'Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks' started by spoonforknife, May 1, 2008.

  1. spoonforknife, May 1, 2008
    Last edited: Jan 9, 2013
  2. jav6454 macrumors P6


    Nov 14, 2007
    1 Geostationary Tower Plaza
    Ty for that
  3. ajl917 macrumors 6502

    Oct 8, 2007
    There's a big arguement whether it is legit or not. From what I see visually, like the layout, and from people mentioning the server issues, I think it isnt real, but people do say that it does so its job...
  4. HarryPodder macrumors newbie

    Mar 19, 2008
    What I heard was...

    "The source is correct, and the results of adding it and installing whatever it contains, are correct, but the source is not intentionally malicious. Turns out it’s a genuine McAfee product — an early alpha test repository for a forthcoming antivirus product aimed at the iPhone and Touch..."

    Soooo, don't install it... yet.
  5. techlover828 macrumors 68020


    Jun 28, 2007
    I'm sure it'll be available as a download in june. but how are you going to get a virus on your ipod touch/iphone?
  6. rainmanbk macrumors 6502


    Jan 30, 2006
    Southington, CT
    It doesn't matter if you can or not, people are stupid. They'll see 'anti-virus' and go OMG! I need to get this to protect my phone from all the viruses! There will most likely never be a virus for a phone, but McAfee and I'm sure Symantec will try to tell you there will be. It's the same with PC viruses. If you know what you're doing, you're not going to get one.. There is never a need for virus protection. People are just stupid and fall for the tricks these companies want them to to make money.
  7. IDANNY macrumors 6502a


    Dec 26, 2003
    Las vegas
    there definitely will be virus's for phones. That is were everything is going. How to protect yourself is a whole other story.

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