Thursday, September 1, 2016

Apple releases 'Emergency' Patch after Advanced Spyware Targets Human Rights Activist [feedly]

Apple releases 'Emergency' Patch after Advanced Spyware Targets Human Rights Activist
http://thehackernews.com/2016/08/apple-security-update.html

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Apple has released iOS 9.3.5 update for iPhones and iPads to patch three zero-day vulnerabilities after a piece of spyware found targeting the iPhone used by a renowned UAE human rights defender, Ahmed Mansoor. One of the world's most invasive software weapon distributors, called the NSO Group, has been exploiting three zero-day security vulnerabilities in order to spy on dissidents and