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Manipulating Apple Applications: El Capitan and SIP

I’m writing this blog after having sat through Rich Trouton’s great JNUC talk on OS X security, especially around the use of SIP. The usual Disclaimer: While the author has taken care to provide our readers with accurate information, please use your discretion before acting upon information based on the blog post. Amsys will not compensate […]

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New iCloud tool released by Apple to verify iOS Activation Lock status

Yesterday, Apple made another webpage available to assist users with iOS security. This time, the website lets users verify the status of an iOS device’s Activation Lock feature. Available since iOS 7, Activation Lock is a bolt on to the Find my iPhone service, protecting lost or stolen iOS devices by locking out users who […]

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iOS 5.0.1 Security bug but who could be bothered?

By Richard Mallon A new bug in Apple’s iOS 5.0.1 software could allow unauthorized access to contacts and the calling features of an iPhone, bypassing passcode protection. However the method is really tricky/slow. It involves inserting and ejecting the iPhone’s SIM card many many times, leading to a bypass of the passcode and access to the […]

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