Hackers can 'un-brick' stolen iPhones

    Date22 May 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    8175
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Two hackers have figured out a way to unlock lost Apple devices -- a boon for criminals with stolen iPhones and iPads. The hackers have discovered a method for bypassing a protective feature on Apple (AAPL, Fortune 500) devices. Lost your iPhone? No worries. Something called "Activation Lock" turns it into a useless brick by connecting to Apple servers via its iCloud service.
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