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Of course I can Google that for you.

But what you found wasn't an iOS hack. The first, Wirelurker, is a Mac trojan horse.

Your 2nd link is to a hypothetical vector, where hypothetical means "even the people who claim it exists can't point to a single known attack based on this vector."

Regarding that hypothetical attack vector, your 3rd link notes that "the attack relies on someone actually responding to a dodgy link and downloading an app from somewhere other than the App Store, having ignored a warning about downloading malicious apps…"

This is also from the article from your 3rd link:
"The iPad (and iPhone) is one of the safest computing experiences you can imagine. It's combination of locked down hardware and software make it more secure out of the box than a Mac or PC with security software installed." (emphasis mine)

Besides, are you sure Apple was even concerned about ApplePay security until their iCloud was hacked?

Now you're contracting your own source. As the article from link #3 points out, iCloud wasn't hacked. Individual accounts were targeted; certain foolish celebrities used authentication questions for which the answers were publicly available.

If you open your front door to anyone who knocks, that doesn't imply a failure of your deadbolt. Likewise, if you're a celebrity, and the answers to your iCloud security questions can be found on Wikipedia, that's not Apple's fault either.
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