System and Security Info Can Detect Malware and Jailbreak Evidence on Your iPhone and iPad

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  1. Napoleon PhoneApart

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  2. EverythingApple

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    Is this why a lot of apps won't work with a modified (jailbroken) iOS? I've gotten an error message once and others just crash. But when I run the app in safe mode, they work.
     
  3. Ledsteplin

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    Apple pulled this app. They don't want users to have much information. Just like the Battery Health app.
     
  4. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    And Stefan Esser is not happy about it.
     
  5. Kadelic

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    They want to sell you a product, but don't actually want you to "own" it. Every time you click or tap to agree to terms and conditions you acknowledge that the device is not really yours, at least not if you use their software. Information is power and power is not to be trusted by folks who don't know what is best for them. :D
     
  6. Ledsteplin

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    I found another battery app that shows cycle count and battery health %. It's been in the App Store a month or two. So, I'm not sure why the other one was pulled.
    Battery Life: check internal battery statistics by Robert Tkotzyk
    https://appsto.re/us/zeBBab.i
     
  7. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    The app I posted about wasn't just a battery checker. It could also root through the file system and detect signs of jailbreaking.
     
  8. Ledsteplin

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    I may have posted in the wrong thread.
     
  9. Rafagon

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    "Root" may be a bit of a strong word (see below). What the app you posted about actually does is more like "browse" or "inspect".

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  10. Kadelic

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    If you were into jailbreaking you would know the significance of "root" in the iOS file system. :)
     
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  11. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    Like I said: root. It's strange that you should criticize my use of language in that it "may be a bit of a strong word." ;)

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  12. Rafagon

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    Ok, I'll give you this one…. :)
     
  13. Napoleon PhoneApart

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    No, I'll take it from you. You can't step to me in the use of the language. :D
     

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