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Comment Re:I don't believe it (Score 4, Interesting) 454 454

Unlike Android (when enabled), it doesn't prompt for the key before booting the OS, so it's only partly encrypted. Yes the OS is mounted read only on iOS (as on Android by default) jailbreaking changes this, as does rooting, but you can't if it's fully encrypted

Comment No exploit (Score 1) 175 175

Form what I remember, safari blocks third party cookies by default. Google used a trick to make it accept them that didn't really 'exploit' the software, as it was not really a bug. It's Apple's fault for having a browser with that flaw! You are responsible for code running on your computer. You cannot force a computer to accept a cookie! And sending cookies is not a crime!

Comment Haven't they heard of redsn0w (Score 1) 91 91

Each step of the boot-up process contains components that are cryptographically signed by Apple to ensure integrity, and proceeds only after verifying the chain of trust. This includes the bootloaders, kernel, kernel extensions, and baseband firmware.

Haven't they heard of redsn01? (although A5 devices are more secure)

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