FYI – If your iPhone gets a square SMS message then you have been hacked

iphone-hack Apparently there is a major SMS flaw in every iPhone that allows you to be hacked just by receiving an SMS and the only sign you have been hacked is by seeing a SMS that contains a square. If this does happen then you need to turn off your phone ASAP as there is no way to prevent this from happening by disabling just SMS on your iPhone. Details of the hack are apparently being released today at the Black Hat (hacking) conference after Apple was told about this flaw over a month ago. Interestingly Apple either don’t think its a big deal or do they are having trouble patching the flaw as there is still no update to address this issue.

iPhone SMS Security Flaw Could Allow ‘Every iPhone In The World’ To Be Hijacked | Gizmodo Australia

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One Response to “FYI – If your iPhone gets a square SMS message then you have been hacked”

  1. Matt Says:

    Apple iPhone OS 3.0.1 is now out. This update (not to be confused with 3.1) will fix this issue.


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