iPhone Lock Screen Security Flaw

wired.com posted an article moments ago with a funny little flaw, allowing you to bypass the “lock code” configured on an iPhone. The discovery by some Brazilian dude (read the article here – http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/10/iphone-snoop/), notes the following procedure: 1. Press the emergency call buton 2. Dial ### 3. Push the call button, and immediately hit …

I’ve caved, time for an iPad

Okay, no, I lied. But it appears, after Steve Jobs keynote yesterday (or last night Australian time), that Mac OS X Lion is going to be very iPad-esque. From the “sneak peak” posted on Apple’s website (here – http://www.apple.com/macosx/lion/), all I can say is wow! I think this is really exciting. I’ve been a Mac-supporter for …

iTunes + iPhone 4 + pre-populated credit card fields

Okay. So I had this song stuck in my head while I was on the bus this morning, and it totally got to me… Me being the MacFag that I am, with my iPhone 4 and all, jumped on iTunes and downloaded the album, a minute later I had it all right there, playing through …

iPhone Data Recovery

iPhone needs to be jailbroken to do this (tested on my iPhone 4, with iOS 4.0.1 using the www.jailbreakme.com jailbreaker). You don’t need OpenSSH installed, but I prefer it. If you install OpenSSH, connect using [email protected], password ‘alpine’ – I suggest changing this using the `passwd` command while you’re at it. MobileTerminal currently doesn’t work …

First iPhone “Virus”

Interesting. Only affects jailbroken iPhones. I’m curious to see *how* it does this, but I’m taking an educated guess that the virus scans for iPhone’s with SSHD running, and then attempts to logon with the default username / password (which is root/alpine by the way), and then has it’s way with the victim’s iPhone. Clever, …