Apple finally has improved its security protection with IOS 10.2 . The latest version of the mobile operating system Cupertino company has encrypted backups to iTunes so they are now up to 1,000 times safer.
A couple of weeks ago we talked about why iOS 10 is easier to hack . Much of the blame lies with the iTunes backups, using an algorithm known as SHA256.
So, it now takes 1,000 times more power and iterations to hack the password of iOS 10.2 backups than iOS 10.1.1. Or at least that's what experts say imazing .
Enhancing iOS 10.2 Encryption
Encryption tools backups Apple's iTunes have remained virtually unchanged since iOS 4. With the release of iOS 10 the company made a crucial change allowing theoretically hackers to access passwords backups In only 3 hours.
Quickly the bite apple company solved the problem with iOS 10.1. But now, with iOS 10.2, the iTunes backups are much more protected to the delight of users of iPhone and iPad.
10.2 The iOS version is still in beta for developers. The second version was released recently.
Finally, it is important to note that iOS 10.2 introduce many new features in iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch: new Emoji Unicode 9.0, a Widget for application videos, redesign the user interface of Apple Music, the SOS functionality, application TV, a background effect for iMessage, and much more.
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