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  • willie7 willie7 Apr 15, 2013 2:49 PM Flag

    Great Article about

    securityweekdotcom/patent-lawsuit-against-apple-forces-enterprises-scramble-over-ios-vpn-functionality Hope this posts..see what to do after securityweek bla bla

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    • Willie when do we get word from courts ? Has VHC filed their motion I have not seen that is Pacer
      yet ?

    • willie, it was out on Saturday. Thats why I put out the post that VHC was a household name. Keep putting them out there and made sure you put VHC in the article.

    • Why not just post the article? Here's part 1

      Patent Lawsuit Against Apple Forces Enterprises to Scramble Over iOS VPN Functionality
      By Steve Ragan on April 10, 2013
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      Patent Lawsuit Against Apple Forces Change in iOS VPN On Demand Functionality - Enterprises and Vendors Scramble

      Next to Android, Apple’s iOS is the most widely used mobile operating system in the world. Enterprises and SMBs rely (sometimes with little choice otherwise) on it to enable employees to work anywhere at anytime. A recent lawsuit against Apple has forced the tech giant to alter the way iOS handles VPN traffic, and will be changing the behavior of the “VPN On Demand” function for iOS devices using iOS 6.1 and later. As a result, enterprises and security vendors are going have to scramble in order to find scalable solutions.

      The lawsuit against Apple made headlines because it was focused on FaceTime. The court case happened because VirnetX, a patent troll in Nevada that has already won similar cases against Microsoft and who recently filed for a new trial against Cisco, claimed that Apple was abusing its intellectual property. However, other aspects of that lawsuit addressed the On Demand VPN features that were shipped with iOS.

      iOS VPN Settings ScreenshotIts VPN was one of the key features that enabled Apple to establish itself in the corporate network, and so iPhones and iPads were instantly added as a new endpoint for better or for worse.

      These days, mobile is the hot topic in the business world because these devices offer fast access to data and other information. These always on, Internet ready assets have been proven to increase productivity, as they allow people to share resources and information faster. Forms stored and processed on a phone can close sales quicker, product data is shared in real-time during a client briefing, and business contacts are available at the touch of a button, thanks to cloud-based applications.

    • Sorry forgot to finish the title. Article about Apple ,Virnetx,turning off vpn and the vendors scrambling. Apple really is stupid and will try anything not to pay VHC for what they steal.

 
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