No Action Required iPhone Hack

For most people, the thought of having their computer or smart phone taken over is frightening. Our standard advice to prevent hacks: do not open anything from someone you do not know. Do not open anything you were not expecting. Do not open anything that looks suspicious.

Wi-Fi iPhone Hack

For this newest iPhone hack, you don’t have to do a thing. Take a look at the video in the article below to see a rapid, frightening hack:

https://mashable.com/article/iphone-hack-scary/

Just to check your “hackability,” let me ask this: Did you at least think about it before you clicked that link?

Protecting Yourself

There is redemption in the article: keep your devices updated; this prevents the hack. I know there can be irritating changes in iOS with new versions, but nothing like the irritation of being hacked.