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The Risks of Jailbroken iPhones

Posted in Cybersecurity and Cyberwar, Security Programs & Policies

In a recent Q&A with Howard Schmidt, White House computer security specialist, some might infer that it’s possible to hook any device to the White House network? Really? We can hook any device to the White House network?

To be candid, this sounds crazy. And the only reason to worry about iPhone security is that some iPhones might be jail-broken or unpatched.

Really? There’s no risk that the apps might be a little iffy? Does the P in POTUS stand for Pwned?