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If you own a newer iOS device, you are probably going to want to update to iOS 10.3.3 immediately (if you haven’t already done so). Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 update contains a total of 47 security fixes, but one in particular is gaining attention for its ferocity. The vulnerability in question is CVE-2017-9417, better known as Broadpwn. Broadpwn can affect the Wi-Fi chips that are widely installed in iOS and Android devices. More specially, Broadpwn targets the Broadcom BCM4354, 4358 and 4359 Wi-Fi chipsets, and can be remotely activated without any direct interaction from the user to execute cote within the operating system. Apple detailed the exploit in the release notes for iOS 10.3.3, providing... Read more...