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iPhones vulnerable to hacking for months


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For almost a year, spyware sold by Israel’s NSO Group was allegedly armed with a computer security super-weapon: a zero-footprint, zero-click, zero-day exploit that used a vulnerability in iMessage to seize control of an iPhone at the push of a button.

That means it would have left no visible trace of being placed on target’s phones, could be installed by simply sending a message that the victim didn’t even need to click on, and worked even on phones that were running the then-latest version of iOS, the operating system for iPhones.

Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab said they discovered the alleged hacking tool, which has been dubbed “Kismet”.

Full article at the UK Guardian: Link

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The Russians did it... Or maybe the Chinese... Don't tell me... it's the Indians 

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