OH SHIT: Rogue Hotspot Can “Permanently” Break iPhone WiFi Functionality

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Probably best not to connect to similar named hotspots!!!

(ZeroHedge) Security researcher Carl Schou discovered a bug in Apple’s iOS that can disable an iPhone’s ability to connect to hotspots after joining a WiFi with the SSID “%p%s%s%s%s%n.”

Schou tweeted, “after joining my personal WiFi with the SSID “%p%s%s%s%s%n”, my iPhone permanently disabled its WiFi functionality. Neither rebooting nor changing SSID fixes it :~).”

After joining my personal WiFi with the SSID “%p%s%s%s%s%n”, my iPhone permanently disabled it’s WiFi functionality. Neither rebooting nor changing SSID fixes it :~) pic.twitter.com/2eue90JFu3

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www.zerohedge.com/technology/rogue-hot-spot-can-permanently-break-iphone-wifi-functionality

 

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