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‘IP Box’ Brute-Forces iOS 8.1 Passcode – Bypasses Lockout

Posted on 18/03/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The “IP Box,” a black box device that manages to gain access to an iPhone running iOS 8.1 by brute-forcing the passcode over a USB connection has been tested by security company MDSec. The device tries every possible 4-digit PIN combination, and is able to bypass the normal 10 attempt lockout.

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Apple Extends iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button Repair Program

Posted on 09/03/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Hot on the heels of extending the replacement period for the battery on their iPhone5, Apple has now extended their iPhone 5 Sleep/Wake Button replacement program, allowing customers to get a malfunctioning sleep/wake button replaced for up to 3 years after the purchase date.

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