The (in)security of iCloud Backup

Nicholas Weaver
Jul 14, 2015 · 2 min read
  1. I generated some test data, and then forced a backup with iCloud backup
  2. I changed the password on the Apple ID account using the password recovery mechanism.
  3. I took a second iPad, performed a complete reset, and then had it “restore from backup” using the changed password.

    Nicholas Weaver

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    Researcher: International Computer Science Institute & Lecturer @ UC Berkeley

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