Google researcher discovers new iOS security system


With the release of iOS 14 last fall, Apple has added a new security system to iPhones and iPads to protect users against attacks carried out via the iMessage instant messaging client.

Named BlastDoor, this new iOS security feature was discovered by Samuel Groß, a security researcher with Project Zero, a Google security team tasked with finding vulnerabilities in commonly-used software.

Groß said the new BlastDoor service is a basic sandbox, a type of security service that executes code separately from the rest of the operating system.

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Source: ZDNet