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CIA hacked iPhones of diplomats in Russia – FSB

The CIA installed malware on thousands of Apple phones used by Russian citizens and foreign diplomats working in the country, Federal Security Service (FSB) has claimed.

The FSB said on Thursday that a joint operation with the Federal Guard Service (FSO) had “uncover[ed] a surveillance operation by American intelligence agencies, carried out with the use of Apple’s mobile devices.”

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An assessment of Russia’s telecom infrastructure revealed “anomalies” in the operations of the iPhones, caused by “a previously unknown malicious program that uses software vulnerabilities provided by the manufacturer,” a statement by the agency read.

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