iPhone has security bugs-Apple had to be pushed... WHAT??

@redkathy (3375)
United States
October 2, 2008 3:54pm CST
I was really surprised to read that Apple had to be pushed to fix security bugs!! The iPhone was such the rave when it first hit the market! Evidently, hackers would be at the advantage because mail was truncated to fit the small screen. The middle of the message is cut out and that's where the hackers post malicious links. The researcher, Aviv Raff, created a message with a link that appeared to be the sign in for facebook, but when the users downloaded, it was a link to an image... Spoofing the user. This researcher pushed Apple to fix the bugs .... "But after Apple continued to defer patching and declined to set a date for fixing the flaws, Raff decided to go public. "Two and a half months later, and still there is no patch for those vulnerabilities," he complained in a post to his blog. "I've asked Apple several times for a schedule, but they have refused to provide the fix date. Three versions (v2.0.1, v2.02, v2.1) have been released since I provided them with the details, and they are still 'working on it.'" You can read the post here http://computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9116085 Are you an iPhone user? Surprised that the iPhone is so many bugs? Do you believe Apple delayed as posted?
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@ANTIQUELADY (36489)
• United States
2 Oct 08
sorry, don't know a thing about it. wish i could help u.
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@redkathy (3375)
• United States
2 Oct 08
by the responses, nobody seems to care or have an opinion. This was the hottest thing to hi the phone market last year. I couldn't believe that Apple would let it get that bad with the security stuff. I guess only I was shocked LOL
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@ANTIQUELADY (36489)
• United States
4 Oct 08
thank you. can i call u kathy? that was my sisiter's name.have a great weekend. jo