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Apple IPhone data failure

Data breach on Apple iPhones

Date: 31.08.2019

Responsible body: Apple

Type of data breach: Apple iPhone spied out by Chinese spyware

Apple's iPhones could apparently be spied on for more than 2 years. An alleged Chinese spyware is said to have managed to crack the iPhone, which is considered very safe.

Only at the beginning of this year the security gap was discovered by the competitor Google. Apple closed the gap immediately with an update and has not made any comments to date.

Categories of data concerned:

All types personal datathat have been saved in the iPhone, e.g.:

  • Passwords
  • Real-time location data
  • Photos
  • SMS messages
  • E-mails
  • Messages from end-to-end encrypted services like WhatsApp
  • etc.

Classification in practice: Highly sensitive data with which persons can be directly traced or harmed.

Country: Worldwide

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