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Huge iPhone Security Flaw Puts All Private Information at Risk

There's a huge security problem in the latest iPhone 2.0.2: if you have your JesusPhone password protected, using a very simple trick gives anyone full access to your cellphone private information in Mail, SMS, Contacts, and even Safari. The two-step trick is even simpler to the one used in the past to gain access to the phone to install unlocking cards or jailbreak.

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kevanio093583d ago

Apart from the simple trick that disables this.

Settings -> General -> Home Button -> iPod

Damn that huge flaw, totally unfixable.

snittolo3582d ago

Apart from that fix not being common knowledge in the business world this is a pretty big security flaw. Until this is patched this affects more then just the "kool kids klub" of iphone users.

MikeGdaGod3582d ago

i still haven't updated my iphone yet because of all the problems i've read about but hopefully this will be fixed soon.

the article makes the issue sound like the WORST THING EVER. lol

Adamalicious3582d ago

I haven't had any problems with 2.0.2

foodbox3582d ago (Edited 3582d ago )

Yet another reason that the jesusphone sucks.

This shouldnt bother any of the 18 year old abercrombie-t-shirt wearing bleach blondes I see using an iphone, they wouldnt know about it anyway.

Glad I got a Pantech Duo. Love this phone. Highly recommend it.

Pain3582d ago (Edited 3582d ago )

It ok to be jealous.

and for the record Putting any Important Info on Anything is Risky.

But iphone is Alot safer then a M$ Windows, so suck on that i care.

i have one i LUV IT! and Apple will fix it.... Unlike M$ Flaws.

Bonsai12143582d ago

haha. the title made me think this was a big deal...

zonetrooper53581d ago

Still no point in buying an Iphone yet.

zapass3581d ago

iphone rulez,
xbots droolez