Olson said Palo Alto Networks has been in contact with Apple in the last few days, which is now aware of WireLurker.
"There's no vulnerability here for them to patch, but they certainly want to be aware of malware and how it works," Olson said.
Apple could first revoke the enterprise digital certificate that WireLurker's creators are using, Olson said. The company could also issue an update to detect WireLurker in XProtect, Apple's antivirus engine, he said.
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