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Hacking Team brewed potent iOS poison for non-jailbroken iThings

Mark 85 Silver badge

The people problem

The hardware is really only a part of the problem. The problem is people. They click through warnings, they download stuff they know is questionable. They then turn around and blame hardware, government, companies for their lack of security and not watching out for them.

I've read these articles and others like it. It boils down to the person running the device, be it cellphone, PC, etc. Yes, there's stuff the equipment, apps, programs, firewalls, etc. can protect against and stop. But it seems the biggest reason equipment gets compromised is users not caring or paying attention to what's going on in front of them.

This not only allowed the Hacking Team to prosper, it was also their downfall.

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