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The first worm to infect the Apple iPhone has been discovered in Australia - it only affects "jail-broken" phones

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coming soon to your phone !!! The self-propagating program changes the phone's wallpaper to a picture of 80s singer Rick Astley with the message "ikee is never going to give you up". The worm, …
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
coming soon to your phone !!!

The self-propagating program changes the phone's wallpaper to a picture of 80s singer Rick Astley with the message "ikee is never going to give you up".

The worm, known as ikee, only affects "jail-broken" phones, where a user has removed Apple's protection mechanisms to allow the phone to run any software.

Experts say the worm is not harmful but more malicious variants could follow.
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7y, 4m agoPosted 7 years, 4 months ago
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banned#2
[FONT="Century Gothic"][SIZE="2"][COLOR="DarkGreen"]its the same as the one the other day, so in big letter before the usual nutters panic:

[SIZE="7"]It only exploits jail-broken phones that have SSH installed, a program that allows people to make changes to the phone's file system (and SSH is turned on 24/7)[/SIZE]
and if you are that stupid, you deserve it.

again: if you dont have SSH installed and turned on, you are safe.
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banned#3
Mental
banned#4
you should all throw your iphones away now
#5
so ipod touch are safe then?
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More info on this and how to proctect yourself can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iphone/SSH?85876876.stm
#7
Thanks, can now rest assured I wont get infected. :thumbsup:

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