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Old 28th July, 2009, 03:51 PM
Aedan Aedan is offline
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See my comment in this thread: Apple's iPhoneware update snuffs tethering hack.

The iPhone's encryption ensures that if someone unsolders the FLASH in an iPhone, they can't get at the data. However, if someone uses the USB connection to gain access, the OS will helpfully decrypt the data for them.
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