‘Evil’ Hack Uses Wi-Fi to Destroy Your iPhone—Maybe

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Security experts have found a way for a malicious hacker to dupe unwitting iPhone or iPad owners into connecting to nefarious Wi-Fi networks and potentially bricking their devices. What’s worse, those security researchers, who include Brian Krebs, among others, say that the “evil” hack is shockingly “simple” for a hacker to wreak havoc on iOS device owners.

According to Krebs, iOS comes with a feature that automatically connects a device to a wireless network it’s previously connected to, which sits at the center of the problem.

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