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Jailbroken iPhones unlocked with software brute-force tool in 14 hours, tops

2015/03/24

Softpedia - (International) An iOS jailbreaker published a software library under the GNU General Public License called TransLock, that unlocks iOS devices in 14 hours or less via brute-force by injecting itself into the app that manages the device's home screen and setting return values in the "SBFDeviceLockController" class to "No", allowing unlimited attempts and the ability to try a new PIN every five seconds. The tool only requires that the device be connected via USB.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Jailbroken-iPhones-Unlocked-with-Software-Brute-Force-Tool-in-14-Hours-Tops-476597.shtml

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