$500 Device Can Hack the Password of Any iPhone 7 Running iOS 10 and 11

Following the December 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack, the FBI moved a dispute with Apple to court, seeking a judge ruling that would have had the Cupertino-based company hack a password-protected iPhone used by one of the shooters.

After Apple refused to help the investigators, the FBI eventually managed to unlock the device with help from an undisclosed group of hackers, who have been paid up to $1 million to get access to the data stored on the iPhone.

More than one year and a half after this famous case, it’s still a challenge for law enforcement to break into password-protected iPhones involved in criminal investigations, but a $500 device could really lend them a help.

This video posted the past weekend by EverythingApplePro proves how a small box that costs only $500 online can hack the passcode of an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus with minimum effort, using a loophole in iOS 10 and 11 beta.

The bug allows the device and … (read more)

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