Gears & Gadgets

iPhone zero-click Wi-Fi exploit is one of the most breathtaking hacks ever

Enlarge / That’s a lot of screen. Samuel Axon Earlier this year, Apple patched one of the most breathtaking iPhone vulnerabilities ever: a memory corruption bug in the iOS kernel that gave attackers remote access to the entire device—over Wi-Fi, with no user interaction required at all. Oh, and exploits were wormable—meaning radio-proximity exploits could […]

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French antitrust watchdog hits Apple with its biggest fine ever: $1.2 billion

Enlarge / The Apple Park campus stands in this aerial photograph taken above Cupertino in October 2019. Sam Hall/Bloomberg via Getty Images Apple has been fined $ 1.2 billion by a French antitrust watchdog for anticompetitive activities. It is the largest fine ever processed by France’s antitrust regulators, and it follows eight years of preparation […]