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Apple iOS 14 Thwarts iMessage Attacks With BlastDoor System

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Jan
2021
Apple iOS 14 Thwarts iMessage Attacks With BlastDoor System

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In an effort to prevent attacks from being launched via its iMessage feature, Apple has debuted a security service called BlastDoor in iOS 14, its current mobile operating system version.

First detailed in an analysis this week by Google Project Zero’s Samuel Groß, BlastDoor acts as a “tightly sandboxed” service that is responsible for “almost all” of the parsing of untrusted data in iMessages.

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