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Apple patches iPhone/Touch exploits

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Feb 2010 13:50 User comments (4)

Apple patches iPhone/Touch exploits Apple has released a patch this week for the iPhone/iPod Touch that should fix five exploits, a few of which could have allowed remote access to the device in question.
If a user opened an infected audio or image file, or hit a malicious FTP server, hackers could run code remotely, taking control of the device.

Another of the exploits could allow hackers to bypass the password on a locked device, as long as they had access to the actual device.

The update is for those with iPhone OS 3.1.3.

Full support page here: About the security content of iPhone OS 3.1.3 and iPhone OS 3.1.3 for iPod touch

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4 user comments

13.2.2010 17:02

I thought anything apple made was immune to viruses?!

So this means the itouch XL is getting these patches too? (ipad)

25.2.2010 1:26
llongtheD
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Originally posted by andmill11:
I thought anything apple made was immune to viruses?!

So this means the itouch XL is getting these patches too? (ipad)
Immune to viruses? LOL

35.2.2010 11:00

Hey, let the Apple fans get a taste of their own medicine. When a product is widely used, expect more attacks...

414.3.2010 15:53

I bought an iPod Touch 3rd edition - then found I had to use iTunes to do anything with it. I haven't even used it. Anybody want an unused iPod? Bleahh!! I'll stick to my old TRGpro (glorified Palm IIIxe)

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