Update to Facebook Messenger for iOS Prevents Scammers from Forcing iPhones to Place Calls

Facebook is rolling out an update to its Messenger application for iOS to protect users from a vulnerability in the operating system that allowed scammers to force users’ iPhones to automatically place expensive calls.

AngryWomanPointingCellPhone650Facebook is rolling out an update to its Messenger application for iOS to protect users from a vulnerability in the operating system that allowed scammers to force users’ iPhones to automatically place expensive calls.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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