Posted by: David Harley | May 22, 2014

Bypassing the iOS activation lock

Graham Cluley for Intego: Have Hackers Defeated the iPhone Kill Switch?

Report by Shaun Nichols for The Register: Hackers lay claim to exploit that defeats iPhone anti-theft tools: Dutch duo say they have thwarted remote locking mechanisms

Kelly Hodgkins for MacRumors: Hacker Team Claims Compromise of Apple’s iCloud and Activation Lock, Possibly via SSL Bug [Updated] (the update mentioned in the title is that ” One of the hackers has denied that the bypass involves an SSL bug.”

In brief, “AquaXetine” and “MerrukTechnolog” are reported to have found a way to bypass the iOS Activation Lock and also to access sensitive data from iCloud. The original report comes from the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.

David Harley
Mac Virus/Small Blue-Green World

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.


%d bloggers like this: