iHacked: Jailbroken iPhones Compromised, $5 Ransom Demanded

2009-11-03T19:41:00
ID IHACKED-JAILBROKEN-IPHONES-COMPROMISED-5-RANSOM-DEMANDED-110309/73028
Type threatpost
Reporter Ryan Naraine
Modified 2013-04-17T16:38:44

Description

Yesterday, a “Your iPhone’s been hacked because it’s really insecure! Please visit doiop.com/iHacked and secure your phone right now!” message popped up on the screens of a large number of automatically exploited Dutch iPhone users, demanding $4.95 for instructions on how to secure their iPhones and remove the message from appearing at startup. Read the full story [Dancho Danchev/ZDNet]