That doesn’t sound right.
The security reputation of iOS, once considered the world’s most hardened mainstream operating system, has taken a beating over the past month
What is more secure? Android?
Zero-day exploit brokers are complaining that hackers are glutting the market with iOS attacks, reducing the prices they command.
Yeah, remember Google’s fiasco regarding iPhones in China?
The recent stumbles suggest it’s time for the company to go beyond fixing the individual security flaws that have made those iPhone attacks possible, and to instead examine the deeper issues in iOS that have produced those abundant bugs.
I’ve been around long enough to know that all software has bugs; all have vulnerabilities, and all have exploits of such vulnerabilities.
Non-Apple apps are cordoned off from the rest of the operating system by rigorous sandboxes.
So hackers go after Messages and Safari.
What should Apple do?
It may need to reexamine that security caste system—and ultimately, to treat its own software’s code with the same suspicion it has always cast on everyone else’s.
Sounds like bug trackers want a bounty.