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Inside Scoop: Inside Scoop: Hacking into iOS
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Inside Scoop: Inside Scoop: Hacking into iOS

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CNET senior editor Seth Rosenblatt has just returned from back-to-back annual computer security conferences in Las Vegas: Black Hat and Defcon. In this Inside Scoop, he chats with Kara Tsuboi about iOS app vulnerability, the Ninja phone, and hackable conference badges.

-- I'm Kara tsuboi cnet.com joined by senior editor Seth Rosenblatt he just got back from two computer security conferences in Las Vegas icon -- black at first and then Def content templates are black hat tip of the -- shore black it is the more professional enterprise level -- security side of. Of the week and -- one of the most interesting things that happen there this year was an IOS app hacking session. This is not hacking IOS itself of which is still fairly secure. But for hacking the apps this researcher discovered -- several ways to hack them. One of the most interesting was that the phones and ipads are actually. Hackable by downloading the entire database to computer. Students really need a few minutes to connect the phone grab all the information give the phone back to whomever you stole it from. And then you can work on the encryption on at your own -- And a second half of your week -- that Def content I know that's a pretty -- -- hand -- -- about theft and a lot of fun this it was very uninteresting because the ninja hacker group. Put together any phone that you can used to get on -- private cellphone network that they built at the show this has always been done once before in the world. And it was very interesting as a proof of concept for what people can do to get around the Verizon and AT&T'S in the world and you're lucky enough to come home with a phone I have a parent I didn't get a phone found the interface is quite interesting it's a custom version of Android. And it's built on an HTC one V. Nice and this is a really quickly to about that part -- -- the options are hackable yes the -- that I was there. -- absolutely think you so much Seth Rosenblatt and time thank you for watching.

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