Sophisticated iPhone hacking went unnoticed for over two years

Victims’ iPhones would have had malware installed in the form of a powerful monitoring implant capable of stealing chat messages (including WhatsApp, Telegram and iMessage), photos, tracking users’ locations in real time, and even accessing the Keychain password store.

If you set out to design a compromise of a mobile device, it’d be hard to imagine a more complete one than this, excepting that this campaign was eventually detected.

…Beer’s write-up hints that the attack may be the work of a nation state group trying to gather intel on specific groups of people for political reasons. We can’t verify if that’s true but if it is, it wouldn’t be the first.

Sophisticated iPhone hacking went unnoticed for over two years – Naked Security

hmmmm

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