iPhone security 101

Monday, 4 February 2008, 1:06 AM EST

After getting access to an iPhone Unix shell, you can observe that every process runs as root. This is why the jailbreak process succeed, as the exploitation of the libtiff vulnerability through MobileSafari provided unlimited privileges on the device. Any future security flaw in any iPhone application can lead to a similar complete system compromise.

At the RaDaJo blog.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Planning for the Internet of Things

As organizations plan for the future, and how security has to operate within their business, they now have to worry about the IoT. Geoff Webb, Director of Solution Strategy at NetIQ, discusses the implications and likely impact of the Internet of Things.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Mon, Apr 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //