Beware: a security hole in non-jailbroken iOS devices allows apps to "keylog" you
0. phoneArena 25 Feb 2014, 05:04 posted on
It seems that a new breach in iOS allows malicious apps to "sniff" and record touch input, as well as key press events, enabling wrongdoers to take advantage of a user's valuable information. According to FireEye,a network security company that discovered the flaw, even non-jailbroken iOS mobile devices are sucseptible to this security threat, even these that run the latest version of the platform – 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6.
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1. blingblingthing (Posts: 499; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)
Bu bu bu none of the million apps on the app store are viruses / Trojans / sarcasm .
Seriously, I'm tired of reading this and some apple fan telling me android apps need anti virus software.
2. Finalflash (Posts: 2101; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)
Then stop listening to them, only the idiotic ones even claim that any more. If you aren't a complete idiot you'll know how to manage your exposure on any platform.
6. blingblingthing (Posts: 499; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)
I like to listen to them and then mention these articles. You really think with 1 million apps on the store, none are malicious?
8. Ashoaib (Posts: 2751; Member since: 15 Nov 2013)
So called secure OS over andriod... this report proves security is not the measure of ranking for ios
3. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1440; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)
This comes just after apple released patchwork for the SSL vulnerability , i wonder how safe ios now really is
5. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
There would seem to be a number of undisclosed zero-day hacks, given the services advertised by white-hat hackers for government agencies.
4. PapaSmurf (Posts: 9727; Member since: 14 May 2012)
I updated my iPad Mini because of a security flaw.. Damn it Apple.
7. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Magic 8-Ball says another update is in your future.