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iPhone Hacked: How can 4G prevent future hacks?

Some breaking Apple news to bring you now, as it has been reported that two hackers have managed to gain access to the entire SMS database on the iPhone. The worrying thing is, it takes around 20 seconds to execute and allows users to view and re-upload messages that have ‘already’ been deleted.

According to this report over at BGR, the hack also allows you to gain control of a user’s email, photos, address book, as well as music.

How on earth did this happen you ask? Well apparently, once the iPhone visits an unnamed ‘infected’ website, it then takes 20 seconds after this to unlock access to all of your vital data.

The good news is though, the hackers have reported this to Apple, so they can investigate this further. However, it is pretty worrying to think that a simple hack could expose all your personal details like that – especially with the expected announcement of the iPhone 4G this Summer.

It now looks like another patch update will have to be made to the iPhone OS. Let us know your thoughts on this.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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