The iPhone has been turned into a "pocket-sized … network-enabled root shell...A rootkit takes on a whole new meaning when the attacker has access to the camera, microphone, contact list and phone hardware. Couple this with 'always-on' Internet access over EDGE and you have a perfect spying device".
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Maybe this is why AT&T bricks hacked iPhones?
From Eweek, via Dave Farber's IP mailing list: