Apple Releases iPhone and iPad Updates to Patch HomeKit DoS Vulnerability

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Apple on Wednesday rolled out software updates for iOS and iPadOS to remediate a persistent denial-of-service (DoS) issue affecting the HomeKit smart home framework that could be potentially exploited to launch ransomware-like attacks targeting the devices.
The iPhone maker, in its release notes for iOS and iPadOS 15.2.1, termed it as a “resource exhaustion issue” that could be triggered when