Friday, August 26, 2016

An Israeli Company That Sells Hacking Services To Governments Figured Out How To Hack Every iPhone


Gizmodo: Israeli Cyber Weapon Dealers Figured Out How to Hack Every iPhone

NSO Group, a company that sells hacking services to governments so they can spy on journalists and dissidents, exploited gaping security holes in iPhone software, according to a report byLookout Security and Citizen Lab. But don’t worry: Apple just pushed a fix.

The New York Times reports:

The NSO Group’s software can read text messages and emails and track calls and contacts. It can even record sounds, collect passwords and trace the whereabouts of the phone user.

This is about as bad as it gets. Apple released a patch yesterday to fix these massive security problems, and you should download it immediately.

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WNU Editor: This is as bad as it can get.

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