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New Hack: How to Bypass iPhone Passcode to Access Photos and Messages

November 17th, 2016

Setting a passcode on your iPhone is the first line of defense to help prevent other people from accessing your personal details.

However, it’s pretty much easy for anyone with access to your iPhone to bypass the passcode protection (doesn’t matter if you configured Touch ID or not) and access your personal photos and messages.

A new critical security flaw discovered in iOS 8 and newer,

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Israeli Forensic Firm ‘Cellebrite’ is Helping FBI to Unlock Terrorist’s iPhone

March 23rd, 2016

Meet the security company that is helping Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in unlocking San Bernardino shooters’ iPhone:

The Israeli mobile forensics firm Cellebrite.

Yes, Cellebrite – the provider of mobile forensic software from Israel – is helping the FBI in its attempt to unlock iPhone 5C that belonged to San Bernardino shooter, Syed Rizwan Farook, the Israeli YNetNews reported

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Warning — Setting This Date On iPhone Or iPad Will Kill Your Device Permanently

February 15th, 2016

Don’t Try this at Home!

An interesting software bug has been discovered in Apple’s iOS operating system that could kill your iPhone, iPad or iPod Dead Permanently.

Yes, you heard me right.

An issue with the date and time system in iOS had emerged recently when Reddit users started warning people that changing your iPhone’s or any iOS device’s date to January 1, 1970, will brick

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Warning! Popular Apple Store Apps Infected with Data-Theft Malware

September 21st, 2015

Unlike Google Play Store, Apple App Store is well known for not allowing any malformed apps to enter its Apple ecosystem because of its tight security checks.

But, not anymore.

Hundreds of malicious apps managed to get hosted on Apple’s official App store and subsequently downloaded by several hundred Million iPad and iPhone owners. Out of them, Palo Alto Networks published a list of

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iOS 8 Vulnerability Lets Hackers Crash Any iPhone and iPad Within Wi-Fi Range

April 22nd, 2015

Security researchers have uncovered a zero-day vulnerability in iOS 8 that could repeatedly crash users’ Apple iPhones, iPads and iPods when the devices connect to a malicious wireless hotspot.

It’s like Denial of Service (DoS) attack on Apple’s iOS devices that results in crashing either individual iOS apps or users’ entire iPhones.


Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit of Mobile

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