Suspected WireLurker malware creators arrested in China
Beijing police have arrested three people suspected of developing the “WireLurker” malware that may have infected as many as hundreds of thousands of Apple users.
Local authorities arrested the three suspects on a tip from Chinese security company Qihoo 360 Technology, the Beijing police’s Internet security team said Friday.
The three suspects, surnamed Chen, Li and Wang, were detained Thursday and charged with creating and spreading the malware, the police said in a post on its official Sina Weibo account. The police did not publish the full names of the suspects.