Mac Developer: China sentences 14 people in plot to convert US iPhones for Chinese networks
China sentences 14 people in plot to convert US iPhones for Chinese networks
With the help of people inside Foxconn, the group managed to steal iPhone serial numbers and then hack into the certificate system to make needed changes. The altered certificates were then used to activate the American iPhones.
Once that cat gets out of the bag, there is no getting kitty back inside.
Labels: certificate authority, certificate trust chain