The update is available for iPhone 6s and later models, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later models, iPad 5th generation and later models, iPad mini 4 and later models, and iPod touch (7th generation) .
Madrid. (Portaltic / EP) .- Apple released an iOS 14.8 update to correct errors related to the Israeli company NSO’s Pegasus spyware, which has infected 50,000 mobile phones of journalists, activists and politicians worldwide.
A survey conducted by the media consortium Forbidden Stories and Amnesty International determined that 50,000 phones from around the world could be targeted by Israeli company NSO’s Pegasus spyware because it became widely known in July.
Pegasus allows remote access and “spyware.” It allows you to remotely monitor the phone of a person and access certain elements, such as a microphone or camera. You can also perform operations like screenshots or pulse recording.
It attacks Android and iOS phones through zero-day vulnerability (user and manufacturer unidentified) or “spearphishing” (tricking users into clicking malicious hyperlinks).
Pegasus uses a technique called “zero click” to install spyware. Citizen Lab warns that this attack is not required by the user.
Apple released an update to iOS 14.8 and iPadOS 14.8 on Monday. This update fixed a CoreGraphics bug discovered by Citizen Lab (CVE-20231-30860). It also affected malware processing of the created pdf. The purpose. This could allow for arbitrary code execution.
It also fixes WebKit’s bug (CVE-2021-30858). According to the security update page, it is possible to execute arbitrary code when web content is processed for malicious purposes.
The update is available on iPhone 6s, iPhone Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 or later models and iPad 5th-generation and later model, iPad mini 4, and iPad touch (7th generation).
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