Citing Ubergizmo, Saturday (8/31/2019), the latest report from Google’s Project Zero managed to find a dangerous website that has hacked the iPhone secretly for years. The website has successfully hacked the iPhone by exploiting zero-day defects on the iPhone. ‘
How website that hacked the iPhone works
Malware after being installed can steal files and upload live location data. In addition, malware can also access the iPhone keychain, where the login information is stored.
Although it sounds scary, the malware can be said to be not persistent. That is, once the iPhone is rebooted, the malware will be removed.
Luckily, Apple doesn’t seem to have let the zero-day gap open long. This American technology giant has issued improvements through an update to patch the security gap.
Basically, an update was released early this year. So, users who have updated their iPhone at that time should be safe from this security problem.