How criminals clear your stolen iPhone for resale

Charlie Osborne, ZDNet lays out one particular attack chain designed to clear your iPhone so they can resell it.

Fascinating, and worth reading, just so you know what might be coming if someone ever gets their hands on your iOS device.



  • James Hughes

    “The first step is to send a spoofed Apple email or SMS message, notifying the victim that their device has been recovered.”

    Right there, done, especially if it’s an email. People really have to start being way way more suspicious and checking to see just where a link takes them.