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The iPhone charger that could hack your phone


Forbes reports on a proof-of-concept allowing an innocent-looking charger to inject malware into a non-jailbroken iPhone without user intervention.

At the upcoming Black Hat security conference in late July, three researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology plan to show off a proof-of-concept charger that they say can be used to invisibly install malware on a device running the latest version of Apple’s iOS …

The researchers write that their attack can compromise an iOS device running the most recent version of Apple’s mobile operating system in less than a minute …