Tags iOS

An iOS exploit that enables iPhone takeover is cybersecurity researcher's 'work of art'

by Joe Warminsky • 3 months ago

Researcher Ian Beer earned high praise for his persistence in working out the attack, which involves an iPhone feature called Apple Wireless Direct Link.

Apple releases patches for 3 iOS zero-days that hackers used for targeted attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Two of the bugs affect the kernel, in the core of the device’s operating system.

Zero-day broker: Stop sending us Apple bugs, we have enough already

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

A spike in submissions means "the security level of that product is decreasing," the CEO of Zerodium told CyberScoop.

Google researcher beefs up iMessage security by demonstrating clickless exploit

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Google's Samuel Gross poked holes in some conventional wisdom around iOS.

Scammers are dangling an iOS jailbreak to trick victims into downloading a malicious app

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

The app page downloads a slot machine game and instructs the user to use the app for seven days to guarantee the jailbreak works.

A cyber-espionage effort against Tibetan leaders leveraged known Android, iOS vulnerabilities

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Citizen Lab says the spyware campaign involved attackers who posed as journalists, Amnesty International researchers, nongovernmental organization workers through May 2019.

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