In a statement on Friday, Apple said that Google's post, "issued six months after iOS patches were released, creates the false impression of "mass exploitation" ... stoking fear among all iPhone users that their devices had been compromised".
Also, Google said that iPhones were vulnerable to these attacks for years, while Apple insists it was a much shorter time. The iPhone maker strenuously objects to Google's claim that the attacks operated for two years.
Cybersecurity researchers at Google's Task Zero thorough the vulnerabilities in a web site publish late last month, describing a campaign to exploit "iPhones en masse" by a smaller variety of hacked internet sites more than a interval of "at the very least two yrs".
In accordance with the detailed findings by Google's Project Zero researchers, Apple released a commentary suggesting the exaggeration of the discoveries.
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The clash between the two U.S. tech giants comes days ahead of a major event in California, in which Apple is expected to present its latest products, including next-generation iPhones and Apple Watch models. While Google claims it gave Apple a "7-day deadline" (who knew companies could assign deadlines to one another?) to fix the exploit, Apple says it had been working on the problem before Google ever approached it. Anyone still running older versions going back to iOS 10 remains potentially vulnerable.
While Apple has taken steps to reduce its reliance on the iPhone in recent years, as we pointed out at the start, it still accounts for nearly 50% of the tech behemoth's revenue.
Google's post, published on August 29, said it was able to identify five separate iPhone exploit chains that worked on nearly every operating-system version from iOS 10 to iOS 12, the current iPhone software.
However, Tim Willis, a Google Project Zero member said that this wasn't a sign of Google being duplicitous (and trying to sabotage a rival on the mobile OS market) but that Google researchers only saw the malicious code targeting iOS devices. "Our item stability teams about the earth are continually iterating to introduce new protections and patch vulnerabilities as quickly as they're uncovered". It concluded: "We will never stop our tireless work to keep our users safe".
Later on Friday, Alphabet Inc.'s Google responded to Apple's statement, saying it stands by "our in-depth research". Well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that the 2020 iPhone lineup will include three major changes including a new form-factor, reported 9to5Mac.