NEW YORK, September 6. /TASS/. Apple has questioned the seriousness of security issues iPhone smartphone revealed by Google. This is stated in the message posted Friday in a blog of Apple.
The company reacted harshly to the report, Google claimed in late August that its cyber security service exposed a group of hackers who, for two years hacked iPhone. Victims every week was thousands of owners of smartphones Apple. For infection used multiple sites, while calling on who to iPhone covertly installed malicious software (ON).
“First, sophisticated attacks have focused on a very narrow field and not widely deployed for massive use [vulnerable places in protection] iPhone,” said Apple. “The attack affected less than a dozen web sites that spetsializiruyutsya on content relating to Uighurs,” he added, referring to the population of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region (XUAR) in China.
“Secondly, all the evidence in favor of this attack on lasted a short time — about two months, not two years, according to Google,” said Apple. Google in a statement on Friday, the statement expressed confidence in the correctness of the conclusions of their experts.
Cyber attack against iPhone users was exposed members of a member service, cyber security Google Project Zero group, consisting of the so-called white hackers who are involved in the identification of vulnerabilities of popular electronic devices. The entire staff has identified 14 defects on the iPhone. The results of the operation were transferred to the Apple 1 Feb. The defects were corrected on February 7 in the new version of the operating system.
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