Tag Archive: Passcode

World’s longest iPhone passcode video goes viral

There’s being careful about iPhone security and then there’s…. this. Over the weekend, Japanese Twitter user yossy1999116 posted a video clip shot on the subway, showing a user with an historically long and complex passcode unlocking their iPhone. If you’ve ever wanted an advert for how Touch ID can improve your life, this is almost […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Create a more secure iPhone passcode with special characters

Sure, you’ve got Touch ID set up on your iPhone 6, but you’ll still need a passcode to keep your iPhone secure. If you have an older iPhone without Touch ID, or your fingerprint isn’t recognized for any reason, you’ll…

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Cops can force you to use Touch ID, but not your passcode

One of the big pluses of iOS 8 has been the security measures Apple has taken, meaning that the company can no longer bypass security passwords to access your data if it’s requested by law enforcement. While viewed as a…

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Make A More Secure Passcode On Your iPhone or iPad [iOS Tips]

Sure, a simple passcode with four numbers will keep most casual folks out of your iPhone, but if you want it to be really secure, you should think about using an alphanumeric password, like you would on a website or…

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iOS Security Essential: Enabling the iPhone / iPad Passcode

Virtually all iPhone and iPad users should set an iOS passcode for their individual devices. This forces anyone attempting to use the device to enter a password before being able to unlock it or gain access to anything on the device, and it also requires the same passcode before any user is able to make … Read More

BitTorrent Sync Update Adds Passcode Feature

BitTorrent Sync has received an end -of-2013 update — adding an often requested feature and several important fixes. One of the best Dropbox alternatives around, BitTorrent Sync allows you to easily keep folders synced between multiple Macs — without storing…

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Touch ID In iPhone 5s Doesn’t Store Image Of Fingerprint, Requires Backup Passcode

touch idMore details have surfaced on Touch ID, the fingerprint sensor built into the iPhone 5s’s home button. Apple briefly demoed the feature onstage at Tuesday’s keynote, and now we know a little more about how it actually works. Security is obviously a hot topic for Apple, and the company is stressing that Touch ID is […]

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Evernote Hello For iPhone Gets Passcode Lock, Flash Control & More


Evernote Hello, the iPhone app that makes it easy to remember the people you meet, has been updated with a number of new features. The app now has a passcode lock option, making it more secure, and a number of improvements have been made to business card scanning, including the ability to control your camera’s flash.

For those unfamiliar with the app, Evernote Hello is like an advanced address book. It’s designed  [Read More…]

An All New iOS 6.1 Exploit Lets Hackers Bypass iPhone Lockscreen Without Passcode

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It’s only been a few weeks since the first lockscreen hack was discovered on iOS 6.1, but some researchers have already discovered a new way to bypass the iPhone’s lockscreen without entering the security PIN.

The bug was found in iOS 6.1 by Benjamin Kunx Mejri, and it follows some of the steps as the last exploit but has some variation in the steps, and it allows an attacker to access  [Read More…]

iOS 6.1 Bug Allows Passcode Lock To Be Bypassed On iPhone [Video]


A bug in Apple’s iOS 6.1 operating system allows the passcode lock to by bypassed on the iPhone. Using a simple series of taps and button presses, a user can gain access to your handset’s Phone app, which then lets them view your contacts, check your voicemail, and see your photos. Check out the video below.

The trick is pretty simple. All you have to do is unlock the iPhone to bring  [Read More…]