iOS Back Doors and Surveillance Mechanisms

Julian —  20. July 2014 — 3 Comments


Identifying Back Doors, Attack Points, and Surveillance Mechanisms in iOS Devices:


  • Apple is dishing out a lot of data behind our backs
  • It’s a violation of the customer’s trust and privacy to bypass backup encryption
  • There is no valid excuse to leak personal data or allow packet sniffing without the user’s knowledge and permission.
  • Much of this data simply should never come off the phone, even during a backup.
  • Apple has added many conveniences for enterprises that make tasty attack points for .gov and criminals
  • Overall, the otherwise great security of iOS has been compromised… by Apple… by design.

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