SMS spoofing vulnerability exposed in Apple's iOS

By Jos · 4 replies
Aug 17, 2012
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  1. A prominent jailbreaker that goes by the handle Pod2g has exposed a vulnerability in the way iOS interprets key SMS data that could allow scammers to gain sensitive information from iPhone users. Essentially, the flaw makes it possible to change……

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  2. lol theirs been an app cydia which allowed this for years

    I sent a text to a friend and the number showed it as his gf,
    nothing new, easy to do, just pirate that app. lol
  3. lawfer

    lawfer TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,270   +91

    I'm sure by the time it's released it'll be fixed.
  4. Not everyone updates there phone so this is definitely a problem. How about people who don't have a plan that covers internet? hell one of my old providers got me to pay $150 because an app tried to update the day I bought the phone before I could deny internet access. it downloaded about 2mb
  5. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Yes they do. The only people who do not update their version of iOS are people who don't want to lose their jailbreak. You don't have to do an OTA update through mobile internet, you can do it through iTunes or over WiFi

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