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Attackers Can Hack Apple Devices Using Image Files

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2016
Attackers Can Hack Apple Devices Using Image Files

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Researchers have identified several remote code execution vulnerabilities in iOS and OS X that could allow malicious hackers to compromise Apple devices using specially crafted image files.

Apple patched tens of vulnerabilities in OS X and iOS this week, including four security holes identified by experts at Cisco Talos. The most serious of the issues is CVE-2016-4631, which affects the ImageIO component in OS X 10.11.5 and prior, and iOS 9.3.2 and prior. It also impacts the watchOS and tvOS operating systems, which are based on iOS.

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