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iOS Hack Lets Attackers Brute Force iPhone, iPad Passcodes
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BradleyRoss
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BradleyRoss,
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6/28/2018 | 8:11:23 PM
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It appears that the specific approach mentioned in this article doesn't work at unlocking the device, although Cellebrite, GrayShift (GrayKey) and a few others have developed hacks that apparently test a passcode and then interrupt the process before the counter of consecutive failed passcodes is incremented.  It would seem to me that the problem could be resolved by incrementing the counter before testing the passcode.  I have doubts about blocking the USB data because I don't think that would really close the vulnerabilities.
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RyanSepe,
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6/25/2018 | 1:28:12 PM
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This needs to be mitigated as soon as possible. This essentially means that if an iDevice is to be stolen a malicious actor can easily pass tons of data without any kind of hindrance to try and get in.


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