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Apple has quite a comprehensive whitepaper on iOS security. According to the whitepaper: Every time a file on the data partition is created, Data Protection creates a new 256-bit key (the “per-file” key) and gives it to the hardware AES engine Assuming an attacker had a file and nothing else then this would be quite secure. According to ...


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The information stored on a handset using HCE for contactless payments is probably limited in some ways (time, usage or both). Take Google Wallet (the HCE-version): Google states that You will need to be connected to the internet in order to unlock the app with your 4-digit security PIN and tap and pay in stores. However, if you set your PIN timeout in ...


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There is still the problem of grabbing the fingerprint of the phone (e.g. display) and copying it to an artificial finger to trick Touch-ID. This has already been demonstrated with not much effort using standard glue (see here as an example: http://www.ccc.de/en/updates/2013/ccc-breaks-apple-touchid). So for a stolen iPhone, this is a real security hazard ...


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More than likely, the domain 21cn.com has been compromised and is being used to send spam. Bear in mind that spam does not always have to have a message body and can many times be sent from an unsuspecting victim accounts that were not secured properly or suffered a breach of any kind. In regards to the date changing, that may be because of a new message ...



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