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The iPhone in its unjailbroken state is a highly secure platform, arguably one of the most secure. For the most part, you can’t get a drive-by download on iOS as easily as on a desktop due to the extremely good sand boxing it utilizes. Ironically, this strong sandbox model is what makes apps sharing data with each other (a perk Android users have enjoyed for ...


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From the scenarion you describe, she rather has been a victim of a drive-by download attack that leads to installing -in most cases- adware or spyware but this attack can be even more dangerous depending on the malware that has been installed. This attack uses the browser vulnerabilities or the browser's plugins vulnerabilities using mainly malicious ...


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First of all, this was some sort of malware, not phishing. Phishing is successful only when you enter your credentials thinking you're on a legitimate site. Go to the Apple Store and install an antivirus for both of your iPhones. (Unfortunately I can't give suggestions here. Avast is the best-rated AV for Android devices; I don't know what is worth for ...


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No, it will not. Information such as time, date, author, etc. is stored as EXIF metadata. This data is kept separately from the image itself, and as such will not be retained if you take a screenshot of that image. You may be thinking of steganography, which is the process of hiding information in another piece of information. The Wikipedia article offers ...



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