Apple Says Google Scares iPhone Users for No Reason
Apple has finally publicly responded to the iPhone security concerns that made the rounds in the last few weeks, with the company specifically addressing Google’s disclosure of vulnerabilities allegedly exploited by hackers for nearly two years.
Apple says the two years that Google referred to were actually just two months, as the company fixed the discovered vulnerabilities shortly after finding them.
And what’s more, the company claims that when Google reached out to share the security flaws, Apple engineers were already working on patching them, which means that it wasn’t the search giant the one that first discovered the bugs in the first place.
“All evidence indicates that these website attacks were only operational for a brief period, roughly two months, not “two years” as Google implies. We fixed the vulnerabilities in question in February — working extremely quickly to resol… (read more)