Apple has promised to patch a security hole found in the iPhone and iPad following a report published by Germanys Federal Office for Information Security.
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Reportedly, a PDF security hole could allow hackers to gain unauthorized access to personal data such as messages and passwords stored on an iPhone or iPad and could infect the mobile device with malware without the users knowledge.
Apples PR team was quick to respond to the allegations. [Apple is] aware of this reported issue and developing a fix that will be available to customers in an upcoming software update, Bethan Lloyd, an Apple spokesperson told AFP on Thursday.
Apple has not yet confirmed when it will push out the security update.
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