Linked by David Adams on Tue 8th Nov 2011 17:03 UTC, submitted by Al Sacco
Privacy, Security, Encryption An iOS security researcher who submitted a tainted iPhone application meant to expose a weakness in Apple's App Store security process has been suspended from Apple's developer program. And rightly so -- he violated clear terms of service. But what does that say about the security of all those random apps on your iPhone, iPad and iPod?
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RE[2]: I don't see the problem
by WorknMan on Tue 8th Nov 2011 23:00 UTC in reply to "RE: I don't see the problem"
WorknMan
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2005-11-13

He had to prove his exploit worked. Had he not done this, Apple would've simply said "our review process will catch it, so no problem, now bugger off".


The article says he reported the vulnerability to Apple. I wonder if he got any sort of response before publishing his app ...

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