Last week there were a number of reports that the anti-phishing technology built into the Mobile Safari web browser shipped with Apple’s iPhone OS 3.1 software doesn’t actually work.
Researchers at Mac security firm Intego reported that it “extensively tested this feature, tossing dozens of phishing URLs at it” before concluding that the touted anti-phishing protection “simply does not seem to work.”
However, it appears that that conclusion may have been a little premature. Reporters at The Loop quizzed Apple about the alleged problem, and received an…
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