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Apple calls iPhone exploits 'narrowly focused,' accuses Google of 'stoking fear'

Karissa Bell

More than a week after researchers at Google detailed one of the most serious iPhone exploits in recent memory, Apple has responded.

In a statement published Friday, Apple went on the defensive, saying that Google researchers were "stoking fear" and had exaggerated the seriousness of the attack.

Cupertino's statement comes more than a week after Google's Project Zero researchers published a blog post detailing how malware embedded in specific websites could steal large amounts of personal data off users' iPhones. This included messages, both encrypted and otherwise, real-time GPS locations, and passwords.  Read more...

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