As far as iPhone and Mac hacks are concerned, a California-based security researcher who goes by the name MG recently came up with one of the more clever and intriguing workarounds we've seen to date.
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Image: Hak5 You probably already know that plugging unknown USB flash drives into your computer is risky. There’s a chance that a malicious program could give a hacker access to your personal data.
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A security researcher named MG has developed a Lightning cable replacement that can give hackers a way to remotely access your computer, reports Motherboard. The cables in question (dubbed O.MG Cables) are cables directly from Apple that have been opened up to allow for additional components to be implanted, but the modifications are undetectable and there's no way to distinguish the hacked cable from the original.
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Apple has always discouraged the use of third-party accessories, especially those that have not been certified for its devices. Its argument has always been on the safety of devices, especially lightning cables that charge iPhones and carry data to and from the mobile device.
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Apple has expanded its bug bounty program, increasing the rewards for security researchers who can provably hack an iOS or macOS device. The company first launched its bug bounty program in 2016, offering rewards of up to $200,000 for finding vulnerabilities in iOS devices that would allow an attacker to gain full control of the device, without any user interaction.