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Security Discussions => General => Topic started by: ZZX on September 12, 2007, 05:14:37 pm

Title: Exploiting the iPhone - Paper + Video
Post by: ZZX on September 12, 2007, 05:14:37 pm
Shortly after the iPhone was released, a group of security researchers at Independent Security Evaluators decided to investigate how hard it would be for a remote adversary to compromise the private information stored on the device. Within two weeks of part time work, we had successfully discovered a vulnerability, developed a toolchain for working with the iPhone's architecture (which also includes some tools from the #iphone-dev community), and created a proof-of-concept exploit capable of delivering files from the user's iPhone to a remote attacker. We have notified Apple of the vulnerability and proposed a patch. Apple is currently looking into it.