Exploit That Caused iPhones to Repeatedly Dial 911 Reveals Grave Cybersecurity Threat, Say Experts


March 6, 2017

We reported back in October on an iOS exploit that caused iPhones to repeatedly dial 911 without user intervention. It was said then that the volume of calls meant one 911 center was in ‘immediate danger’ of losing service, while two other centers had been at risk – but a full investigation has now concluded that the incident was much more serious than it appeared at the time...