The Kunlun Lab team, whose CEO is the former CTO of Qihoo 360, hacked the iPhone 13 Pro in just 15 seconds from the live Safari web browser in front of the audience. Read the details:
New Delhi: Tianfu Cup is organized every year in Chengdu in China, where many big hackers showcases their hacking skills in front of everyone. There was a new competition last weekend where the new iPhone 13 Pro running iOS 15.0.2 was hacked twice in record time.
Hacked iPhone 13 Pro in 15 seconds
The Kunlun Lab team, whose CEO is the former CTO of Qihoo 360, hacked the iPhone 13 Pro in just 15 seconds from the live Safari web browser in front of the audience. There was months of preparation involved behind the hack. The technique behind hacking the phone is not yet known.
Kunlun Lab was not the only team to hack the iPhone 13 Pro. Team Pangu has a history of jailbreaking Apple devices. This time too he remotely jailbroke a fully patched iPhone 13 Pro running iOS 15 and claimed a reward of $300,000 (Rs 2,25,16,905).
These devices were also targeted
These hacking teams will hand over the details of their exploits to Apple so that it can issue patches for these vulnerabilities. It is expected that Apple will soon remove these flaws. Apple products were not the only target at the Tianfu Cup 2021 event. Security researchers also targeted Windows 10, Microsoft Exchange and Google Chrome, among others.