iPhone will be ‘primary target’ for hackers in 2008

by admin December 11, 2007 at 3:30 pm

Security firm predicts trouble ahead for Apple’s handset

Apple’s iPhone will be a “primary target” for cybercriminals in 2008, a security company predicted today.

Arbor Network’s Security and Engineering Response Team (ASERT) forecast that the iPhone will become “the victim of a serious attack” in 2008. According to the firm, these assaults are likely to be in the form of drive by attacks – malware embedded into seemingly harmless information, images or other media that actually perform dangerous actions when rendered on the iPhone’s web browser.

Read more: vnunet.com