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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Apple's way to fix iOS security vulnerability

Keep quiet and Shoot the messenger and this is a classic Security by Obscurity.

Charlie Miller recently found a security vulnerability in iOS and shows it on YouTube. This has embarrassed Apple.

I am wondering how many 'silent messengers' out there going about merrily exploiting holes without telling Apple. After this episode why would researcher bother to tell Apple, the ungrateful lot.

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