Apple are working to resolve the vulnerability in the iPhone using which an attacker can remotely install and run a prohibited software code with full access to the phone.
At the SyScan conference in Singapore, security researcher Charlie Miller (Charlie Miller) spoke about the vulnerability found in all families of iPhone. Citing the agreement with Apple expert did not disclose details. However, it is known that for carrying out the attacks, the hacker only need to send an SMS message containing a special sequence of characters that the iPhone will process and become a victim of hackers.
This vulnerability provides an attacker the opportunity to identify the phone’s location via GPS, eavesdrop on conversations via the microphone, or use the device in botnet and ddos attacks. Apple plans to close the gap to the end of the month, but rather before the conference Black Hat USA in Las Vegas, where Miller will give a detailed report on this topic.
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