Uh oh! Apple says security flaw could allow hackers to beat iPhone encryption
Feb 22, 2014
San Francisco A major flaw in Apple Inc software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said in a Friday afternoon announcement.If attackers have access to a user's network, such as by sharing the same unsecured wireless service offered by a restaurant, they could see or alter exchanges between the user and protected sites such as Gmail and Facebook, experts said."It's as bad as you could imagine, that's all I can say," said Johns Hopkins University cryptography professor Matthew Green.Apple did n...