Researchers: Websites Infected iPhones with Spyware

Security experts are calling the just-announced vulnerability, which Apple fixed in February, the worst yet affecting iPhones.

  • Published 30 August 2019

Researchers say cyberspies exploited security vulnerabilities to plant spyware on Apple iPhones when users merely visited a small group of malware-infected websites. Sensitive data accessed included text messages, photos and real-time location. Security experts are calling the just-announced vulnerability, which Apple fixed in February, the worst yet affecting iPhones. Google security researchers say thousands of iPhone users were exposed over more than two years before Apple issued a patch. They do not say who was… Read at AP News