iPhone Hijack

Published: 2009-07-30
Last Updated: 2009-07-30 16:38:59 UTC
by Deborah Hale (Version: 1)
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We received some information today about a bug in the iPhone OS that may cause some pretty significant problems.  An article was published a couple of days ago that on a couple of well known cyber researchers are going to discuss at the Black Hat Conference this afternoon.  Charlie Miller - one of the researchers urges iPhone users to turn off you iPhone immediately if you get a text message with a single square character.  Miller says "that small cipher will likely be your only warning that someone has taken advantage of a the bug".

Miller says that Apple was notified of the vulnerability a month ago and to this date a patch has not been released. So for those of you with iPhones...  Be diligent, watch for any unusual text message and turn off the device quickly.  For more information take a look at the article in Forbers Online at:


Many thanks to our readers Jason and Ken for notifying us about this article.



Deb Hale Long Lines, LLC

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