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Re: iOS Insecurity - Designed by Apple?
Posted by: Richard Adhikari 2014-07-22 20:58:25
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The long-held belief that Android is the least secure of mobile OSes was shattered by security researcher and expert iOS hacker Jonathan Zdziarski over the weekend. He unveiled a host of iOS vulnerabilities, the scope of which was staggering: undocumented services that bypass backup encryption and can be accessed both via USB and wirelessly; a means to access all data encrypted with data protection if the device has not been rebooted since the user's PIN was last entered; and a packet sniffer that can be monitored remotely over WiFi.


Re: iOS Insecurity - Designed by Apple?
Posted by: jbelkin 2014-07-23 02:13:29 In reply to: Richard Adhikari
Yea, he called out DOCUMENTED API's and developer features - what an idiot. So, no worries, Android is still the most insecure mobile OS - 99.7% of all mobile malware is for Android, .1% for Windows and the rest ... so, you can either put all your trust in a guy who sent out a press release ... I'm sure you believe zombies were on that flight and the American illuminati blew up the plane.
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