“Apple’s reputation for bullet-proof security could soon be blown away, with the most high-profile attack targetting [sic] its coolest device – the iPhone,” David Flynn reports for APC Magazine.
MacDailyNews Take: Ooh, “blown away.” How terrifying. Please. Stop. Too scary.
Flynn continues, “An iPhone virus, spyware or other piece of malicious software is almost inevitable. ‘It’s 80-90% likely that we will see malware targetting the iPhone,’ predicts Patrik Runald, Security Response Manager for F-Secure Security Labs.”
MacDailyNews Take: Never fear, Runald has a potential “solution” to this terrifying threat: When Apple ships the iPhone SDK, anti-virus software peddler F-Secure “might develop anti-virus and security software to protect the iPhone.” No word, yet, on exactly how much they hope to rip-off from iPhone owners for such so-called “protection.”
Full article here.