back to article Apple squishes crypto bug

Apple has fixed an encryption bug inadvertently introduced with iOS 10. iTunes backups encrypted iOS user data including Wi-Fi settings, browser history, health data and passwords. With iOS 10, Apple has made a number of changes to encrypted or password protected iTunes backups. Early iOS 10 backups included a password hash …

  1. Daniel B.


    That's why I don't update during the first month or two. Bugs are very common, even some that break security.

    1. DougS Silver badge

      Re: Well

      The only risk would be if you backed up to a computer using iTunes, and someone got into the computer and stole your encrypted backup.

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