Random People Could Be Receiving Your iPhone Push Messages
Be careful when sending AIM messages with your unlocked or jailbroken iPhone, anyone with a similar hacked device could be receiving your messages.
Are you concerned with the security of iPhone Push? Tell us.
Developer, Till Schadde discovered the security hole when someone unintentionally received his AIM message. Below you can read his tweet stream where he writes about the iPhone Push flaw and his subsequent testing:
Below is the screenshot, which was mentioned above, which shows his message:
The flaw with the iPhone Push notifications seems to stem from a hack which was done to avoid Apple’s jailbroken iPhone push blocking. So, in other words… if you have a non-jailbroken iPhone, continue to AIM away.
Does this news make you leery to use iPhones Push notifications? Let us know.