Israeli firm accused of creating iPhone spyware

iphoneAn Israeli technology company has been accused of creating and supplying an aggressive interception program capable of taking over Apple’s iPhones and turning them into remote spying devices, after it was allegedly used to target a Middle Eastern human rights activist and others.

The discovery, announced on Thursday, prompted Apple to issue an urgent software update to block the exploitation.

  • BillyHW

    A “middle-eastern human rights activist”?

  • Brett_McS

    Target? For a drone strike?

    • andycanuck

      Like with a bee?
      /hillary clinton