Apple to block ‘zero-click’ iPhone spyware

Apple rushes to block zero-click iPhone spyware.

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Apple rushes to block zero-click iPhone spyware.

This spyware could infect the devices such as iPhones and iPads. It is made by hackers which can easily penetrate the Ios software of Apple devices. The problem affects all of the technology giant’s operating systems, the researchers said.

The one-click virus appears on the screen with a malicious PDF file and upon the click, the virus penetrates the advice getting illegal access. 

University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, which first highlighted the issue, had previously found evidence of zero-click spyware, but “this is the first one where the exploit has been captured so we can find out how it works,” said researcher Bill Marczak.

The researchers said that the previously unknown vulnerability affected all major Apple devices, including iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watches. Apple is trying hard to block such as spyware as users’ privacy is at stake.

Security experts have said that although the discovery is significant, most users of Apple devices should not be overly concerned as such attacks are usually highly targeted. Apple’s software was the only software safe from the virus and hackers. However, hackers have now invented new spyware to infect the devices.

The company is expected to reveal new iPhones and updates to its AirPods and Apple Watch.