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Thread: New iPhone hacking target: the Qualcomm GSM processor firmware

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    iPhone? More like MyPhone lanulos's Avatar
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    Default New iPhone hacking target: the Qualcomm GSM processor firmware
    Researchers have found a way to hack into the firmware for Qualcomm and Infineon GSM radio processors, such as the GSM processor on the iPhone, which is separate from the CPU firmware. This opens new possibilities for unlocking the phone, but also raises security concerns:

    Coming soon: A new way to hack into your smartphone | ITworld

    EDIT: Sorry I put Qualcomm in the title, as the current processor is Infineon (but future iPhones may be Qualcomm, the Verizon iPhone and the iPhone 5)
    Last edited by lanulos; 2011-01-17 at 10:12 PM.

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    So talk to me, what are the potential threats of this baby?
    A JB baseband? Fuzzy baseband downgrader? Total crash of my i devices?

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