[Cryptography] How iOS 8.0.1 Got Screwed Up
leichter at lrw.com
Thu Nov 13 07:07:07 EST 2014
Apple has said a problem not in the software, but in the "wrapping", led to an iOS 8.0.1 patch that did such nasty things as preventing phones from making calls. I've found this puzzling - how packaging disable just some features? In a Re/Code interview, Greg Joswiak (Apple VP of iOS marketing among other things) reveals in passing that the problem was that they "messed up the certs".
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