FUD! (Fear Uncertainty & Doubt) The only reason this "exploit" worked was because Miller used his iPhone and he allowed his passcodes to be accessed. In the Apple OS X world, it is impossible to access your personal details without the party knowing your personal passcode or the administrator"s passcode. Just will not work.
If you are foolish enough to enter your system passcode on an "outside" website (most especially an unfamiliar one), then you don"t deserve to own an iPhone! Actually, stay off the net! Do not read this article. Unplug your computer and go back to reading Archie comics.
Well, ISE"s website got plenty of hits and the NYT offered another poorly researched "technical" article. These guys are too used to the world of Windozes...
Try a Mac and you will discover what it means to have ZERO Viruses, Infectons, Spyware, Trojan Horses, Adware, (V.I.S.T.A.) or popups, and the rest of the claptrap that goes with that almost monoploistic garbage that is called Windows. (climbs down off soap box)!
You also failed to mention what Rubin (the founder of ISE) said when asked if he would give up his iPhone; "You’d have to pry it out of my cold, dead hands to get it away from me,” he said.
If you are going to report all the news fit to print - then report it all!