Beware! Your Iphone Can Be Hacked With Just a Message

Do you own an iPhone? Mac? Or any Apple device?

Just one specially-crafted message can expose your personal information, including your authentication credentials stored in your device’s memory, to a hacker.

The vulnerability is quite similar to the Stagefright vulnerabilities, discovered a year ago in Android, that allowed hackers to silently spy on almost a Billion phones with just one specially-crafted text message.

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Simple Online Data Security Tips to Follow Now

Cyber attacks are a relentless threat to any data security. A halfway decent hacker has almost immediate access to most people’s data at any given time. And data can be compromised right in front of a user’s face without them even realizing it. Hacking is so successful because attacks hit where people are least prepared. Thieves always go after the most vulnerable points of entry and take the most unexpected gains. Basically, no one can really predict where or what a hacker is targeting, so it makes prevention all that much tougher.

However, the fight is not lost. Any novice computer user can take these few simple steps to deter the majority of attacks. Vigilance is more important than know-how.

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