iOS 4 Fixes 65 iPhone and iPod Touch Vulnerabilities

By Jamie Pert - Jun 22, 2010

If you thought that iOS 4 for iPhone and iPod Touch was released to make your device look prettier and add a few more features, think again, a recent article posted on H-Online suggest that 65 security vulnerabilities have also been patched.

We are not going to talk about all of the security threats individually, however to summarize there is now less risk of a hacker gaining remote control of your device, also Safari’s WebKit backbone has been patched against the latest threats.

As the iPhone 2G and first-gen iPhone are not compatible with iOS 4 it looks as if you will be left without these vulnerabilities patched, perhaps it’s time to upgrade as Apple may device to leave these devices running previous versions of iPhone OS unpatched.

If you would like to find out some in depth information regarding some of the vulnerabilities which have been patched it is well worth checking out this link.

Source: H-Online

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