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IOS10 security glitch on new Apple iPhone 7 phones ( and elsewhere probably)

shutter
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IOS10 security glitch on new Apple iPhone 7 phones ( and elsewhere probably)

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/ios10-security-glitch-easy-hackers

 

Seems like it could be a good idea to put the drill through the phone screen, then chuck it in a river....  Cheesy

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Browni
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Re: IOS10 security glitch on new Apple iPhone 7 phones ( and elsewhere probably)

Some have tried that!

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gleneagles
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Re: IOS10 security glitch on new Apple iPhone 7 phones ( and elsewhere probably)

If I understood the article correctly ios9 was more secure than ios10.

Seems the more you pay the less you get in terms of security.

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shutter
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Re: IOS10 security glitch on new Apple iPhone 7 phones ( and elsewhere probably)

@gleneagles Yes, indeedy.. you even lost the headphone socket as well ! ! ! ..  Cheesy

 

However,.. it seems they have fixed the "glitch" that stopped their wireless earbuds from working  ! ...

 

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/ios-10-0-02-update-install-download