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Apple patches iPhone spyware flaws

2016-08-26 03:21 by

 

Security company Lookout has recently discovered a trio of vulnerabilities in iPhone, called "Trident."

It turns out that NSO Group, an Israel-based company that sells hacking services to governments, was taking advantage of those flaws that allowed them to read texts and emails, track calls, record audio, collect passwords and even track a user's location.

Such an attack, which is essentially a remote jailbreak of the iPhone, can be worth as much as one million dollars.

Apple was notified about the flaws and immediately fixed them. The company advised iPhone users to download the new version of iOS, dubbed 9.3.5.

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