iPhone Bug Accessed WhatsApp Chats, Gmail, Contacts and More : Goolge

Google researchers at Project Zero have identified a vulnerability, which accesses all database files used by end-to-end encryption apps on the victim’s iPhone, such as WhatsApp, iMessage, Gmail and more. It can take copies of the user’s full contact database, copies all of their photos, upload the user’s location in real time, and more. The implant mainly focuses on uploading live location data and stealing files.

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The flaw allowed some websites to hack iOS devices. Hackers not only had access to texts on messaging apps, but also media files and locations. Reportedly, when hackers get the facility of WhatsApp chats, they start sending these hacked messages as plain text to a server. The report states, “Transplantation runs entirely in the userspace, even if unsendboxed and as root with the entitlement selected by the attacker to ensure that they can still access all private data, which They are interested, ”the report states.

Researchers were able to collect five different, complete and unique iPhone exploit series covering almost every version of iOS 10 through the latest version of iOS 12.

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Beer said in the report, “Earlier this year, Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) discovered a small collection of hacked websites. Using hacked sites indiscriminately against their visitors in water holes was going.”

The implant has access to almost all personal information available on the user’s device, which is capable of being uploaded, unencrypted, to the server of the implant attacker. The report further states, “If the phone is rebooted, the implant will not run until the user is again on a compromised site until the device is used again.” ”

Google has warned users against visiting any unauthorized website, and should be really careful about clicking on any suspicious mail that might lead them to a malicious website and make you vulnerable to hackers . Additionally, Apple has advised iOS users to update their devices with the latest OS.

Google researchers at Project Zero have identified a vulnerability, which accesses all database files used by end-to-end encryption apps on the victim’s iPhone, such as WhatsApp, iMessage, Gmail and more. It can take copies of the user’s full contact database, copies all of their photos, upload the user’s location in real time, and more. The implant mainly focuses on uploading live location data and stealing files.

The flaw allowed some websites to hack iOS devices. Hackers not only had access to texts on messaging apps, but also media files and locations. Reportedly, when hackers get the facility of WhatsApp chats, they start sending these hacked messages as plain text to a server. The report states, “Transplantation runs entirely in the userspace, even if unsendboxed and as root with the entitlement selected by the attacker to ensure that they can still access all private data, which They are interested, ”the report states.

Researchers were able to collect five different, complete and unique iPhone exploit series covering almost every version of iOS 10 through the latest version of iOS 12.

Beer said in the report, “Earlier this year, Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) discovered a small collection of hacked websites. Using hacked sites indiscriminately against their visitors in water holes was going.”

The implant has access to almost all personal information available on the user’s device, which is capable of being uploaded, unencrypted, to the server of the implant attacker. The report further states, “If the phone is rebooted, the implant will not run until the user is again on a compromised site until the device is used again.” ”

Google has warned users against visiting any unauthorized website, and should be really careful about clicking on any suspicious mail that might lead them to a malicious website and make you vulnerable to hackers . Additionally, Apple has advised iOS users to update their devices with the latest OS.

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