Researchers Find Potential Way to Run Malware on iPhone Even When it's OFF


A groundbreaking security assessment of iOS Find My team discovered a new attack surface that allows hackers to tinker with the firmware and load malware onto a Bluetooth chip that runs while the iPhone is turned off.

When adopting a “power reserve” Low Power Mode, the process takes use of the fact that wireless chips connected to Bluetooth, Near-field communication (NFC), and ultra-wideband (UWB) continue to operate when iOS is turned off (LPM). Read More…