You Can’t Spoof SMS Messages on Your iPhone Anymore

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The SMS protocol on iOS has had an issue wherein you’re able to manipulate the little-used “Reply To” field in a text message to make it look like it was coming from anyone you wanted it to. But with the proper release of iOS 6 the days of pulling that stunt on an iPhone are over. According to iJailbreak, Twitter user p0sixninja was the first to notice that Apple patched the flaw as part of an “insane number of security fixes” included in the update. The site also says that Android and BlackBerry have not been affected by the same issue, bolstering their OSes with more secure messaging apps. Read the full story at Gizmodo.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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