Apple Security Flaw: How do ‘Zero-Click’ Attacks Work?

Apple has spent the past week rushing to develop a fix for a major security flaw which allows spyware to be downloaded on an iPhone or iPad without the owner even clicking a button. But how do such “zero-click” attacks work, and can they be stopped? What is a ‘zero-click’ hack? Spying software has traditionally relied on convincing the targeted person to click on a booby-trapped link or file in order to install itself on their phone, tablet or computer.

Link: Apple Security Flaw: How do ‘Zero-Click’ Attacks Work?
via http://www.securityweek.com

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