iOS 8 的 DoS 攻擊:強制無限重開機

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RSA Conference 發表的 0-day exploit:「iOS 8 Vulnerability Lets Hackers Crash Any iPhone and iPad Within Wi-Fi Range」。

Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit of Mobile security firm Skycure presented their latest research, titled "No iOS Zone", at the RSA security conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.

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起因自 iOS 對惡意 SSL certificate 的處理會造成重開機:

All an attacker need to do is create a malicious wireless network that uses the Wi-Fi connection in order to manipulate SSL certificates sent to iOS handsets.

目前最好的解法是關閉無線網路:

Another best measure is to simply avoid the free wireless networks you find in the street providing public Internet access.