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Apple iOS Vulnerable To Hidden Profile Attacks

Apple iOS users: Beware malicious profiles that can be hidden by attackers, thus making them extremely difficult to eradicate.
Yair Amit, CTO of Skycure, sounded that warning last week at the RSA conference in San Francisco. Amit delivered a presentation focusing on how an attacker could create a malicious access point name (APN) and cellular data settings file — stored as a “profile” in the “general” iOS settings menu — to control devices and intercept data.