iPhone security threats skyrocketted in 2021! Here is a WARNING and what you can do

    Atlas VPN, an online privacy company has found almost 400 gaps in Apple iPhone security programming. This news comes after it was found that the security of other tech companies was exposed on a similar level in 2021. Read on to find out more.
    By: SHAURYA TOMER
    | Updated on: Apr 19 2022, 10:59 IST
    It was found in an analysis by Atlas VPN that Apple struggled with security in the last 6 months of 2021 with hackers’ exploitation percentage going up by almost 467%, Tech Radar reported.
    It was found in an analysis by Atlas VPN that Apple struggled with security in the last 6 months of 2021 with hackers’ exploitation percentage going up by almost 467%, Tech Radar reported. (AP)
    1/5 It was found in an analysis by Atlas VPN that Apple struggled with security in the last 6 months of 2021 with hackers’ exploitation percentage going up by almost 467%, Tech Radar reported. (AP)
    Coincidently, Apple’s Safari browser was the most vulnerable application. Devices running iOS 14.8 are the most at risk.
    Coincidently, Apple’s Safari browser was the most vulnerable application. Devices running iOS 14.8 are the most at risk. (Pixabay )
    Coincidently, Apple’s Safari browser was the most vulnerable application. Devices running iOS 14.8 are the most at risk.
    2/5 Coincidently, Apple’s Safari browser was the most vulnerable application. Devices running iOS 14.8 are the most at risk. (Pixabay )
    Apple’s unique ecosystem where different devices can sync with each other is what draws customers in. However, the same reason is what draws in hackers as well. The ecosystem makes it relatively easy to hack multiple devices.
    Apple’s unique ecosystem where different devices can sync with each other is what draws customers in. However, the same reason is what draws in hackers as well. The ecosystem makes it relatively easy to hack multiple devices. (Apple)
    Apple’s unique ecosystem where different devices can sync with each other is what draws customers in. However, the same reason is what draws in hackers as well. The ecosystem makes it relatively easy to hack multiple devices.
    3/5 Apple’s unique ecosystem where different devices can sync with each other is what draws customers in. However, the same reason is what draws in hackers as well. The ecosystem makes it relatively easy to hack multiple devices. (Apple)
    The National Institute of Standards and Technology gave one of the bugs in Apple's ecosystem one of the highest dangers ranks attainable with a base score of 8.8 out of 10, in part because of its applicability to iPhones, iPads and Apple computers.
    The National Institute of Standards and Technology gave one of the bugs in Apple's ecosystem one of the highest dangers ranks attainable with a base score of 8.8 out of 10, in part because of its applicability to iPhones, iPads and Apple computers. (Pixabay)
    The National Institute of Standards and Technology gave one of the bugs in Apple's ecosystem one of the highest dangers ranks attainable with a base score of 8.8 out of 10, in part because of its applicability to iPhones, iPads and Apple computers.
    4/5 The National Institute of Standards and Technology gave one of the bugs in Apple's ecosystem one of the highest dangers ranks attainable with a base score of 8.8 out of 10, in part because of its applicability to iPhones, iPads and Apple computers. (Pixabay)
    Google was the most vulnerable tech company of 2021, followed by Microsoft. Therefore, the first thing you should do in order to keep your device safe is keep an eye out for updates by these companies and regularly update it.
    Google was the most vulnerable tech company of 2021, followed by Microsoft. Therefore, the first thing you should do in order to keep your device safe is keep an eye out for updates by these companies and regularly update it. (REUTERS)
    Google was the most vulnerable tech company of 2021, followed by Microsoft. Therefore, the first thing you should do in order to keep your device safe is keep an eye out for updates by these companies and regularly update it.
    5/5 Google was the most vulnerable tech company of 2021, followed by Microsoft. Therefore, the first thing you should do in order to keep your device safe is keep an eye out for updates by these companies and regularly update it. (REUTERS)
    First Published Date: 19 Apr, 10:59 IST
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