Invasive, self-destructing iOS hack is even worse on Android

ENGADGET | on Tue, Apr 4, 10:16 AM

In other words, this is not a hacking tool that was coded by "script kiddy" amateurs. Lookout believes it was developed for government surveillance use by NSO Group[1], a "cyber war" organization located in Israel that charges over $1 million to infect a phone with malware. (For more on what it can do, see Lookout's paper here[2].)There's a big difference between the Android and iOS versions, too. The iOS malware was designed to jailbreak the target device using three known zero-day vulnerabi...

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