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How to eliminate Unflod malware attacking jailbroken devices

Have you recently encountered apps crashes and other problems on the jailbroken iOS device? Maybe a new tweak has been installed, something important has been deleted or maybe it is a malware. Apparently, a new malware Unflod.dylib has been infecting jailbroken iOS devices for months.

Malware unflod it installs on iDevice without your knowledge and steals your Apple ID and password. The malware is not widespread, it was found only on jailbroken devices that added pirated repositories or installed lesser known Cydia packages.

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<p>A user discovered this threat on April 17 by deactivating all MobileSubstrate extensions and reactivating them one at a time. After some research carried out by a German security company SektionEins, it was discovered that the malware of Chinese origin and in some cases can also be found under the name of <strong>framework.dylib</strong>.</p>
<p><i>?The malware was highlighted on some jailbroken devices – it was almost certainly installed via a non-default repository (such as a pirated repository), and probably installed via a less popular package, as it is not very common. It is usually called Unflod.dylib, and a malicious piece of software that tries to steal your Apple ID and password; no one has yet figured out exactly where it comes from. "</i></p>
<h3>How to eliminate Unflod malware from your iDevice</h3>
<p>If you go to the Library folder from the root directory and find it <strong>unflod.dylib</strong> or <strong>framework.dylib</strong> in <em>/ Library / MobileSubstrate / DynamicLibraries</em> then it means that the device has been hit. To delete it from your device you have to follow these steps:</p>
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<li>Download from Cydia, install and open <strong>iFile.</strong></li>
<li>From iFile delete one of two files,<strong>unflod.plist</strong> or <strong>framework.plis </strong>that you find on your device.</li>
<li>Empty the application trash.</li>
<li>Reboot your iOS device and change your Apple ID and password.</li>
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<p>Alternatively, you can use the tool <strong>Un-Unflod for Windows</strong> to get rid of this malware. To work you need to install <strong>OpenSSH</strong>on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch (available via Cydia).</p>
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