Scam of the day – September 28, 2016 – Apple iOS 10 vulnerable to hacking

The Russian security firm, Elcomsoft has discovered  a major security flaw in the iOS 10 used to operate Apple’s iPhones that enables hackers to more readily get through the iPhone’s security system and access data stored on a PC or Mac computer.  This is a significant security flaw and Apple has acknowledged its existence and is busy working on a solution.  As soon as a security update for the iOS 10 is released, I will report on it to you.

TIPS

Meanwhile if you have an iPhone using the iOS 10 operating system, you should make sure your PC or Mac where you store data from your phone is protected with a strong and unique password.  You should also encrypt all of the data stored on your computer to further protect its security.