Apple says researcher is wrong and the iPhone is not vulnerable to his brute force attack

  • Just yesterday, we told you about a way to get around the Apple iPhone’s ten passcode attempt limit. Once you fail to open an iPhone after ten cracks at tapping in the correct passcode, the device is automatically wiped. This is done to prevent hackers from obtaining personal information stored in the handset. A researcher named Matthew Hickey said when an iPhone running iOS 11 is plugged in, keyboard input has precedence over the phone’s passcode limit feature, which allowed him to design a method using brute force to open an iPhone.
    With this in mind, Hickey …

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