Apple has recently released a very critical iOS update to fix an known vulnerability issue that allows a malware to be installed in the iPhone with just a single tap.
Apple releases critical iOS 9.3.5 Update for a known iPhone vulnerability
Critical iOS 9.3.5 Update

This iPhone vulnerability will let attackers to access your emails, contact details and call logs. A report from Vice revealed the details of Ahmed Mansoor, a human rights activist, which received a very suspicious message that says "New secrets about torture of Emiratis in state prisons" and it included a link. But Ahmed didn't open the link, instead he forwarded it to Citizen Lab which is a Toronto-based digital watchdog.

Citizen Lab then discovered that it was directing to a malware that will allow a jail-broken iPhone in just one tap. The malware has a codename Pegasus which lets an attacker to steal and access all data in an iPhone.

"We were made aware of this vulnerability and immediately fixed it with iOS 9.3.5. We advise all of our customers to always download the latest version of iOS to protect themselves against potential security exploits." - Apple Spokesperson

You should start updating your iPhone/s now with iOS 9.3.5 patch as Apple itself is recommending all iPhone users to update as soon as possible to avoid being a victim of this newly discovered malware.

Source: Tech Radar

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