Your iOS 10 device iTunes backup is still perfectly safe

This week a security issue was found with the way iTunes secures  iOS 10 device backups. Described as a “major security flaw” by Elcomsoft this issue allows an attacker to attempt and break the passcode on the backup 2500 times faster than before. For some reason Apple uses an alternative password verification method for iOS …

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