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commentary Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer confesses that she doesn't use a passcode to protect her smartphone, which goes to show you how hard it is to get people to take reasonable precautions. But it's also an improper risk for a major corporate leader.
The tech giant fixes a security problem in iOS that affected encrypted connections.
Better iPhone tethering
Killing Apple's iPhone kill-switch
Software-based iPhone 1.1.3 jailbreak claimed
A bug that can let other people make phone calls and send e-mails on a locked iPhone is due to be fixed by Apple with the November release of iOS 4.2.
Unofficial "jailbreak" iPhone apps live on
iPhone passcode can be easily bypassed
When iOS 5 was released alongside the iPhone 4S earlier this fall, iMessage was introduced as a new, all-encompassing messaging service that would connect all iOS device users for free using their unique Apple IDs. iMessage, however, may have a critical downfall when it comes to securely erasing access if you lose your device.
Forensics expert says iPhone caches screenshots of everything users do. Presumably the screenshots are deleted but, he says, they can be retrieved.