A story running through the Interwebs today has us just a little more paranoid.
Security researchers Charlie Miller and Collin Mulliner discovered a bug that can render an iPhone useless within minutes. They even showed off the attack to quiet any would-be naysayers.
The researchers showed a live attack on a demo iPhone. They can use the trick to instigate a denial of service attack, where they send the crash messages every 10 seconds and essentially keep the targeted phone off the network. Miller notified Apple of the bug about six weeks ago, but there is no patch yet. Apple has yet to make a comment.
Not only does it affect the iPhone, but it can take down Google Android and Palm Pre phones too.
Consider yourself warned. ::cue The More You Know music::