iPhone Exploit: Wifi-Takeover Vulnerability Explained

December 9th, 2020
iPhone Exploit Explained

Apple had a security vulnerability - which was patched in May - that could have allowed potential hackers to get complete access to a person's iPhone -- everything from viewing photos to monitoring activities in real time -- without the victim ever needing to click on any suspicious links or download malware. 

While most malware requires hackers to trick people in some way, like through a disguised email or an app pretending to be beneficial, this iOS exploit only needed the victim to be within Wi-Fi range, Ian Beer, a security researcher with Google's Project Zero, explained in a blog post on Tuesday.  Read more here...