Wikileaks recently released a lot of documents which were leaked from the CIA, the documents documented a number of ways that technology and devices were used for Cyber intelligence.
In the leaked documents were a number of security flaws in Apple’s iOS that could have been used from Cyber intelligence, according to Apple the majority of these have already been patch.
Apple has released an official statement relating to the leaks and the potential security flaws in iOS, you can see the full statement below.
“Apple is deeply committed to safeguarding our customers’ privacy and security. The technology built into today’s iPhone represents the best data security available to consumers and we’re constantly working to keep it that way. Our products and software are designed to quickly get security updates into the hands of our customers, with nearly 80 percent of users running the latest version of our operating system.
While our initial analysis indicates that many of the issues leaked today were already patched in the latest iOS, we will continue to work rapidly address any identified vulnerabilities. We always urge customers to download the latest iOS to make sure they have the most recent security updates.”
If any of the issues that were listed have not been patched, we suspect that Apple will be working to get these patched as soon as possible.
Source 9 to 5 Mac
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