Saturday January 6, 2018
Apple admits hackers

So Apple fesses up to what has been obvious for at least a decade: all its devices are hackable, if you know how.

So much for its legal case attempting to prevent the American police from entering the phone of a dead terrorist. Pure hookum.

OK I get it. The evil chip makers were at fault. But (and it's a big but) how come you can not rely on the Apple firewall to prevent anyone getting into these devices and hacking them?
Apple reveals ALL iPhones, iPads and Macs are at risk from devastating Intel and ARM chip 'design flaws' that could expose billions of people's personal data to hackers

Full details of the Meltdown and Spectre processor bugs emerged yesterday Macs, iPhones, iPads and Apple TV all hit by the weakness according to Apple It threatens to give cyber criminals access to passwords and other private data Apple warned customers to only download software from trusted sources

Every iPhone, iPad and Mac device could be at risk of being hacked.

Apple has confirmed that almost all of its devices are affected by Intel and Arm chip 'design flaws' that could expose billions of people's personal data to cyber criminals.

The flaws leave the devices open to the devastating 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' bugs, discovered by security researchers.


PUBLISHED: 01:15, 5 January 2018 | UPDATED: 21:05, 5 January 2018 e-mail 5.6k shares 803
Posted by Jonathan Brind.
Saturday January 6, 2018