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iOS 8 Vulnerability Lets Hackers Crash Any iPhone and iPad Within Wi-Fi Range

April 22nd, 2015

Security researchers have uncovered a zero-day vulnerability in iOS 8 that could repeatedly crash users’ Apple iPhones, iPads and iPods when the devices connect to a malicious wireless hotspot.

It’s like Denial of Service (DoS) attack on Apple’s iOS devices that results in crashing either individual iOS apps or users’ entire iPhones.

NO iOS ZONE

Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit of Mobile

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