The History of Version Control

Version Control Systems (VCS) provide a way for software developers to manage the source code and keep track of versions during the develop- ment of the project. VCS often come into play when multiple developers are working together on the same project because they support a collab- orative framework that helps with managing big projects. Maintaining large codebases without VCS effectively among thousands of contributors would be a very difficult if not a nearly impossible task.

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Cracking Apple's iOS Passcode

You must have read about MDSec’s Black Box that manages to gain access to iPhones running up to iOS 8.1 by brute-forcing the passcode over a USB connection to simulate keypad entry. These kind of attacks are not very practical because iOS’s protection against bruteforce attacks blocks passcode entry after 10 failed attempts.

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