First iPhone was hacked in 2007 on the original iPhone was launched in the same year. Geohot is, or whose real name is George Hotz. This man became a legend because at the time he was 17, Geohot has managed to unlock the original iPhone and subsequent release of a jailbreak he included ‘purplera1n’ for the iPhone 3GS. Geohot growing popularity soar when he managed to break into the PlayStation 3 and make a hacker to fight against Sony in a court lawsuit.
iPhone security breakdown will then be addressed by Apple in early 2008. Later Apple made the iOS security as the main focus was noted. And it seems that it gives very good results, as revealed by MIT.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology or MIT is a private research university were met by leading researchers in the world. This makes the results of research, MIT issued opinions about mobile security and other matters relating to technology, have considerable weight. And here is the opinion of MIT with iOS:
“In fact, in an effort to make them more secure devices, Apple has gone through a significant extent. Apple used the technology to protect content is very good so that consumers belonging MAY NOT legal approaches for forensic examination of the device obtained from those evil (criminal). The most important is the increase of the use of encryption, which is the beginning of the cause of the problem to the current legal institutions have systems with encrypted drives. “
The report also mentions that Apple security caused many problems for the agents of law and forensics. There are hundreds of civil cases that could not be processed because they can not break the encryption iOS as proof of their findings.
Well, now you know how high the level of security of iOS so the authorities have a hard push through…iPhone