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iPhone and Android Security Codes can get Cracked in Seconds

Mar 28 2012, 9:53am CDT | by , in News | Apple

iPhone and Android Security Codes can get Cracked in Seconds

What you see Eric Beale do on NCIS Los Angeles is real. Accessing data on pass-code secured smartphones of suspects is very real.

I have actually no pass-code on my iPhone. Why? I am just do damn lazy to type it in each time. I have my passwords though protected inside an app on the iPhone. As a new report on Forbes exhibits, the security code is no barrier for professionals. Swedish company Micro Systemation sells a software to law enforcement that cracks the 4-digit security code on iPhones and Android phones in matter of seconds and extracts all data stored on your smartphone.

You can watch the cracking software named XRY below.

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