It has come to light recently that hackers are able to gain access to an iPhone via sending the user a text message.
Taken from the Independant
“Apple is releasing a software update to prevent an embarrassing security
glitch that allows hackers to gain control of its popular gadget, the iPhone.
The action is being taken after it emerged that hackers were able to send a
malicious text message to an iPhone allowing them to hijack the device and
prevent it from being able to make or receive calls.
Sending hundreds of such messages could allow third parties to gain remote
control of an iPhone, hackers told a computer security conference.”
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