Researcher Claims Apple Will Have to ‘Re-Write iMessage Codebase’ to Combat Pegasus Spyware

About a week ago, the iPhones of thousands of journalists, human rights activists, and ministers were discovered to be bugged with Pegasus spyware. A report disclosed that the spyware had entered the victims’ iPhones by exploiting iOS 14’s iMessage zero-click vulnerability. Now, a security researcher has said that Apple might even have to “re-write most of the iMessage codebase” in order to keep its users safe from spyware.
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