iPhones Can Be Made To Eavesdrop On Owners

The iPhone is more useful than one might think. By exploiting weaknesses and adding a few tools an intruder can make your iPhone eavesdrop on you. That's a little more functionality than I'd care to have in a cell phone, were I ever to actually get a cell phone...

Head over to Fast Company's Web site where you can read a story about how easy it is for an intruder to break into an iPhone. You can also watch a video where Rik Farrow hijacks the phone and installs a voice recorder tool that can take control of the iPhone's mic and record conversations in the room.