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Hackers Allegedly Bypass iOS Activation Lock

23
May
2014

Have hackers killed the iOS kill switch? So claims a pair of hackers, who say theyve found a way to hijack the connection between a lost and locked iPhone and Apples servers, thus unlocking the phone and undermining Apples much-vaunted Activation Lock anti-theft protection.  Activation Lock is a feature introduced in iOS 7 that lets users remotely put their phone into Lost Mode or remotely wipe the phone of its sensitive data.

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