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Last fall, iPhones couldn’t stop dialing 911 — experts now call it a cyberattack

Last fall, iPhones couldn’t stop dialing 911 — experts now call it a cyberattack Repeated calls to the 911 emergency number may be cause for an emergency in and of itself.Last October, an iOS exploit resulted in a number of iPhones dialing 911 over and over again without any user input.

Porsche’s 911 GT3 has the one thing car fans have been longing for

Porsche’s 911 GT3 has the one thing car fans have been longing for When it unveiled the last 911 GT3 about four years ago, Porsche ditched the manual transmission option amid howls of protests from car enthusiasts.Unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 regains a manual transmission, indicating that even Porsche is no match for the collective will of angry car fans.

Get ready for the most insane Porsche 911 yet — there’s a new GT2 on the way

Get ready for the most insane Porsche 911 yet — there’s a new GT2 on the way And now we’re getting rumors of an RSR-derived mid-engined Porsche 911 — if the German automaker bends to the whims of its customers.More: The Manual Porsche 911 GT3 Is Back There’s one more bit of good news for 911 fans: Porsche has confirmed its GT2 will return as the bonkers performance machine we know and love.

Ghost calls to 911 from T-Mobile customers could be proving fatal

Ghost calls to 911 from T-Mobile customers could be proving fatal An enormous backlog of calls coming from T-Mobile customers in Dallas’ 911 center is proving fatal.This week, top executives from the Bellevue, Washington-based cellphone service provider paid a visit to the Texas metropolis to discuss why calls from T-Mobile customers have been flooding the emergency hotline, creating disastrous effects.

Techart celebrates spring with a 711-hp Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet

Techart celebrates spring with a 711-hp Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet Currently, the most powerful convertible Porsche 911 available new from the factory is the Turbo S, which packs 580 horsepower.Introduced just in time for spring, Techart’s GTstreet R Cabriolet is billed as a street-legal race car suitable for daily use.

Apple just fixed an iPhone flaw that overwhelmed the 911 system

Apple just fixed an iPhone flaw that overwhelmed the 911 system Until recently, a design in the iPhone operating system allowed for just that kind of attack.The code took advantage of an iPhone feature that allowed people to start a phone call immediately after tapping on a phone number.

Apple patches vulnerability that led to cyberattacks on 911 call centers

Apple patches vulnerability that led to cyberattacks on 911 call centers Last fall, a hacker posted a Twitter link that resulted in tens of thousands of unintentional 911 calls from iPhones.When tapped, the link would immediately call 911 and when the user attempted to hang up the phone, it would simply redial until the device was turned off.