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iOS threat discovered: Apple's waterproofness called into question

Kaspersky discovery reveals new security threats to iOS devices

Kaspersky has discovered a new threat to Apple devices called "Operation Triangulation". The attacks occur via iMessage and Safari. Apple responded with a software update to protect users.

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Russian cybersecurity company, Kaspersky, has discovered a new threat called "Operation Triangulation", revealing that it infects iOS devices, including iPads and iPhones. This revelation came during the Security Analyst Summit (SAS) in Phuket, where Kaspersky also published a technical paper detailing the vulnerability that online criminals may already have exploited.

The security of Apple devices is called into question

For a long time, it was widely believed that Apple devices were impervious to attacks from criminals. However, it turns out that threat actors can gain control over the physical memory of these devices and take command.

Operation Triangulation: Deployment of zero-click exploits

According to a report by Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), those involved in Operation Triangulation are spreading zero-click exploits through iMessage and the Safari web browser.

Apple responds to the threat and launches a corrective software update

Apple Inc. has responded to this newly discovered problem by releasing a fix with its latest software release. Furthermore, the company urged users to keep their device software updated and warned against clicking on suspicious links sent from unknown sources via emails, messages or calls, as this can lead to the disclosure of sensitive information.

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10/30/2023 06:53

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