Protect Your Privacy: Update Your iPhone, iPad, and iPod
A mechanism used by sophisticated hackers to gain comprehensive access to Apple iOS devices, including the ability to eavesdrop on all communications, was recently disclosed. All Stanford community members are urged to upgrade their devices to iOS version 9.3.5 as soon as possible to prevent compromise. To upgrade your device, go to: Settings => General => Software Update.
For those who are interested in more details, visit:
- Media coverage: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/26/technology/apple-software-vulnerability-ios-patch.html
- Apple patch info: support.apple.com/en-us/HT207107
- Technical analysis: citizenlab.org/2016/08/million-dollar-dissident-iphone-zero-day-nso-group-uae/
- Technical analysis: info.lookout.com/rs/051-ESQ-475/images/lookout-pegasus-technical-analysis.pdf
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