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‘Hundreds Of Millions’ Of iPhones Vulnerable To New ‘Unfixable’ Hack | Forbes

A new dangerous hack into iPhones has been dubbed “checkm8” by researcher axiomX who described it as unpatchable and able to exploit hundreds of millions of devices. Any code released onto Github can be taken over by hackers who would then load any firmware they want onto the operating system. AxiomX said that the hack can only be triggered over USB or physical access to a device, but is concerning because it could eventually allow hackers to take complete control of an iPhones away from Apple. Jailbreaking iPhones used to be loading patched firmware, but this new hack makes it easier than ever.


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