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+ - Malicious URL sent in iOS apps can cause your phone to auto-dial->

Submitted by coryhamma
coryhamma (842129) writes "In web pages, iOS prompts the user to call a clicked phone number. However, if the link is presented within an app, such as Facebook Messenger, the link can be auto-clicked and auto-dialed. Calling a premium-rate phone number may cause the subscriber extra fees on their phone bill. More info at"
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Malicious URL sent in iOS apps can cause your phone to auto-dial

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