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Hackers bypass iOS 7/iCloud activation lock, free thousands of iPhones (some potentially stolen)

2014/05/22

Softpedia - (International) Two researchers created a service which can unlock devices locked by Apple's iCloud Activation Lock system, allowing users to return locked devices to service. The same service could be used by criminals to unlock stolen Apple devices however, and the researchers contacted Apple to inform them of the flaw that allows the unlocking.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Hackers-Bypass-iOS-7-Activation-Lock-Free-Thousands-of-iPhones-443323.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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