Apple asks developers to ensure their Xcode install isn’t infected

Following the infection of the App Store with malware from modified versions of Xcode, Apple has emailed registered developers today asking them to ensure their installation of its developer tools is legitimate.

The flaw spread wide as developers in China and other countries with slow internet access downloaded Xcode from local sources instead of Apple directly. Those alternate sources were modified to contain malware that could be remotely controlled once an app was compiled and sold on the App Store.

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