iOS 17 is still struggling Bugs accidental attacks, as well as being the target of some DoS attacks through a device known as Flipper Zero. It’s a little gadget that takes advantage of the BLE communication protocol and can leave your iPhone or iPad completely unused. Fortunately, Apple is on top of this issue.
The outright popularity of a small device that can “kill” the correct functioning of an iPhone or iPad has increased significantly due to the news spread by the technology community. Tools – Flipper Zero -It can be used for a variety of purposes, including putting your iPhone into a forced restart cycle.
Apple has been alerted to a potentially serious flaw in its iPhone
As of now, iPhones running iOS 17 can still be affected by this Exploit, so far without patching on the most diverse devices of the brand. By the way, as publishing progresses 9to5MacCases of users affected by this are starting to appear.
Finally, the Cupertino giant will have been alerted to the potential issue affecting an impossible number of its equipment, but it is potentially huge. Unfortunately, as of now, we do not have a final solution, although this should be prepared by North American technology.
Failure could put iPhones in an endless loop
The situation in question was widely published on Twitter’s predecessor, the social network X, as we see below. To do this, all you need is a device that is relatively simple and accessible, but has significant harmful potential when misused.
In light of the above, we can only regret the fact that North American technology has not yet found a suitable solution for this vulnerability. Something that would not affect users in general, but could be used with significant adverse effects, in targeted cases.
In short, this potential attack uses a weakness in the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) protocol binding chain. Apple, like many other manufacturers, uses many technologies of this type in its equipment and ecosystem, and unfortunately vulnerabilities can be exploited.
Finally, it is important to emphasize that the same device – Flipper Zero – It can also be used to connect and disable the correct functioning of Android devices. In fact, its capabilities extend beyond mobile devices and can target countless pieces of equipment, from computers to your front door.
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