Apple's iPhone Source Code Leaks
Apple took a major security blow this week after iOS source code for the iPhone reportedly was leaked on the web. The purported iPhone operating system code was posted on code-sharing site GitHub and was reportedly removed after a request from Apple that cited copyright law. The exposure of the code raises the risk of hacking activity related to Apple's iPhone.
The iOS system code leak is the latest security issue for Apple, which also dealt with a bug in macOS High Sierra that allowed access simply by typing in the username "root," as well as the so-called "Fruitfly" malware, which could be used for such surveillance activities as taking webcam photos and capturing keystrokes.