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Monday, July 23, 2007

iPhone securty hole discovered

Computer security experts have discovered a flaw in the iPhone that lets attackers gain full access to the device, potentially making users' private information available to hackers.

The hack can be activated through a malicious Web site, a wireless access point or a link sent to the phone through e-mail or a text message. After it's activated, an attacker can make the phone transmit files or passwords, run up wireless services or even record audio and relay it back to the attacker.

Apple has already sent details of the hack and a potential solution and a company spokeswoman tells the Times that Apple is on the case.

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