Local Backup iOS 10 easier to crack

Local Backup iOS 10 easier to crack

Tech September 23, 2016 12:39

moscow - Last week launched iOS 10 may your iPhone or iPad in many areas than make a lot safer, Russian Elcomsoft has discovered a significant flaw in the system. Local backups are in accordance with the Russian company up to forty times easier to crack than backups of previous iOS versions.

The problem, according to the Russians occur because Apple uses a different authentication mode in iTunes. The way that the computer can access the contents of a backup is considerably less secure than in previous versions of iOS. The new verification system go offline backups much faster, but that speed so appears to be to the detriment of safety. Anyone who has cracked a local backup, can extract virtually all data from a backup. Think of passwords and other sensitive data.

Elcomsoft announced emphatically that it only involves local backups. Who backups via iCloud, in this case seems to not worry. According to the Russian company's iOS 10 further so well protected that cracking of local, created in iTunes, backup is the only way to get data from an iOS device.

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