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Has your iPhone been hacked? Google reveals malware attack that's been happening for years

Posted on AllSides August 30th, 2019
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For at least two years, hackers engaged in a sustained malware attack on iPhone users, potentially infecting thousands of phones.

The malware was capable of stealing passwords, encrypted messages, chat histories, location data and the iPhone's complete contacts database. Information was then sent to a "command and control" server operated by an unknown hacker or hackers, uploading new data every minute. The hack could include data from popular apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, iMessage and Gmail.

All that was required to be a victim of the hack was visiting specific websites....

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