On the heels of a spam campaign marketing knockoff designer sunglasses to iMessage users in the U.S., a developer in Australia discovered another flaw in Apple’s iMessage and used it to spam Australian politicians.
Bulletin’s smart messaging platform, Messenger, features the latest OTT-to-SMS technology for internal corporate communications, Messenger Chat. Unlike Apple’s iMessage, Bulletin’s Messenger Chat filtering technology restricts the delivery of spam messages – like the ones recently sent to the bevy of Australian politicians – to fellow company users. This added layer of security allows us to ensure that our customers will never receive such messages from the public.
Read more about Apple’s latest iMessage spam issue in this article by stuff.co.nz: http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/digital-living/66868917/the-imessage-trick-that-lets-you-text-any-australian-mp