By Jeremy Kirk
IDG News Service
Famed Mac hacker Charlie Miller has found another possible security
vulnerability in Apple's iPhone.
Miller, a principal security analyst at Independent Security Evaluators,
is known for his prowess in hacking Apple products, winning the
CanSecWest security conference hacking contest two years straight.
Miller detailed his latest find -- just discovered a couple of days ago
-- on Thursday at the Black Hat Europe security conference. The finding
refutes what was a commonly held belief about how an unmodified iPhone
Most security researchers thought it wasn't possible to run shellcode on
an iPhone. Shellcode is code that can run from a command line, but the
iPhone was thought not to allow it for security reasons.
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