Apple Patches iPhone Security Concerns

By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 31, 2009 5:04 PM CDT
Hackers could have taken control of iPhones via text message, security experts said.   (Wikimedia Commons)
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(Newser) – Apple today issued an update for its iPhone operating system, patching a flaw in its text-messaging operation that security experts say could have allowed serious hackers to “take over every iPhone in the world,” AllThingsD reports. “Contrary to what’s been reported,” a company spokesman said, “no one has been able to take control of the iPhone to gain access to personal information using this exploit.”
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