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One of the holes Google found in iOS security is still not fixed.


Safety research engineersat Google, revealed six vulnerabilities in Apple software developed for the iPhone. This was reported by experts of the team Project Zero Samuel Gross and Natalie Silvanovich. Five security holes were fixed last week, which was taken into account in the iOS 12 update. One vulnerability still remains.

All issues found are related to iMessage. They are contactless, that the womb is that the user does not even know exactly when the attack occurs. Four vulnerabilities, including the one that is still not fixed, allowed fraudsters to send messages with executable malicious code. Two more took advantage of the memory gap.

Researchers have already published a detailedInformation about five fixed bugs. The last error will be kept confidential until Apple fixes it. Anyway, it's time to upgrade to iOS 12.4.

In the near future a major conference onsecurity black hat. On it, Nathalie Silvanovich will talk about how to attack iOS without interacting with the smartphone, but only using the detected vulnerabilities. Security holes of this kind are incredibly important for the creators of a variety of hacking tools. Disclosing these errors is a huge service from Google, both to Apple and iOS users.