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Google discovers a bug in iOS that exposes iPhone data

iMessage is going to be the primary way for iOS attackers. As the iPhone messaging service is showing quite a lot of security flaws lately. After resolving the latter, a Google security engineer has rediscovered a critical bug on the platform. It allows an attacker to gain access to private data stored on an iPhone.

The most serious iOS bugs we have encountered in recent months were related to Apple’s communication apps. At the beginning of the year, FaceTime allowed a user to be heard and even seen before a call was answered on the iPhone, even without the “victim” knowing. Now the problem is even greater because the iOS 12 bug that affects the app allows access to the data we store on the phone…

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