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Subject:  iPhone password cracker being shown Date:  3/17/2018  1:35 PM
Author:  PucksFool Number:  208410 of 208637

https://www.macrumors.com/2018/03/15/graykey-iphone-unlockin...
Last week, news of a previously-unknown iPhone unlocking device called GrayKey surfaced, and today, MalwareBytes shared photos and additional information about the product, which is designed for law enforcement officials

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Two iPhones can be connected to the GrayKey at once, and need to be connected for about two minutes to install proprietary software that's designed to guess the passcode for an iPhone. Once the software is installed, it will work to crack the passcode, a process that can take as little as a few hours for a short passcode or several days for a longer six-digit passcode.


I don't understand how this black box can install software on a locked iPhone. Is that normal for jailbreaking an iPhone?

Thanks,
PF (X-posting on iOS board)
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