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can someone tap my iphone 4

by shmegiedonks / October 9, 2012 8:18 PM PDT

can anyone using same wifi network as I do and who's really good in networking & hardware read my text messages as well as access the data in my iphone 4? A friend claims that my BF was able to see my text messages even though there was no monitoring/spy software installed on my iphone

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Absolutely.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 10, 2012 2:04 AM PDT

In fact, such is mandated by most governments so they can establish a wire-tap.
https://ssd.eff.org/book/export/html/51 is a short read about this and no spy software needs to be installed.

You can also research the USA FBI's "going dark" program.

Why is there any doubt here?
Bob

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Make him prove it
by Pepe7 / October 11, 2012 1:28 PM PDT

I would call in that bluff.

Unless he has previously set up something on your handset, including knowing your apple ID, it would be much harder to achieve. Also, SMS doesn't get sent over wifi anyway, it would be encrypted over your cellular carrier's network.

Not to imply that there aren't any 'holes' as such though.

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