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Charging Station Easily Hacks Into Apple's Famously Secure iPhone
2013-06-03 15:29:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Next time you´re hanging around the labs of Georgia Tech and need a place to charge your iPhone, you should steer clear of the clunky, 3-inch job they have laying around. Billy Lau, Yeongjin Jang, and Chengyu Song have found a way to hack into the famously secure iOS using a piece of hardware that plugs directly into the iPhone´s only port. They´re calling it “Mactans,” and according to the security...

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