New iPhone features prompt security concerns

By Eric Ogren, SearchSecurity.com

Apple has a knack for producing consumer friendly technology, and they have done it again with its Apple iPhone OS 3.0 software [apple.com], which will be available later this summer. But in the process they’ve exposed the smartphone to new areas for hackers to target. The new iPhone software has many exciting new features for consumers. Features such as landscape editing, viewing of email and text files and access to corporate applications through browsers, means this handheld device will be a significant issue for security teams.

By Eric Ogren, SearchSecurity.com

Apple has a knack for producing consumer friendly technology, and they have done it again with its Apple iPhone OS 3.0 software [apple.com], which will be available later this summer. But in the process they’ve exposed the smartphone to new areas for hackers to target. The new iPhone software has many exciting new features for consumers. Features such as landscape editing, viewing of email and text files and access to corporate applications through browsers, means this handheld device will be a significant issue for security teams.

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