A pair of security researchers hijacked the entire SMS database of an iPhone in 20 seconds flat at the CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver yesterday.
It’s the first time an iPhone has been hacked since the introduction of iPhone 2.0 in 2008.
Vincenzo Iozzo of the University of Luxembourg and Ralf Philipp Weinmann from Zynamics had the iPhone access a dodgy website and exploited an unknown vulnerability in the phone’s mobile
Safari browser to perform the trick.
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