U.S. Government Warns About 'Masque Attack' on Apple

The U.S. government warned iPhone and iPad users to be on the alert for hackers who may exploit a vulnerability in Apple Inc.'s iOS operating system that would enable them to steal sensitive data. There was the potential for hacks using a newly identified technique known as the "Masque Attack," the government said in an online bulletin from the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center and the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Teams.