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Hackers Can Break Into an iPhone Just by Sending a Text

iPhone users could have their device compromised by attackers just by receiving a malicious iMessage, research by Google Project Zero shows. The attack is possible because Apple’s iOS iMessage client contains what the researchers refer to as “interaction-less” vulnerabilities that can be exploited without any involvement of the user.

According to one of the researchers, the flaws are very serious because they “can be turned into the sort of bugs that will execute code and be able to eventually be used for weaponized things like accessing your data.” Apple has released fixes for some of the flaws, but not all issues have been resolved yet.

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