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Any way to access Startup Security Utility when Internal SSD dead/corrupt?

The T2 chip holds a signed certificate and secure token linked to the admin account that can authenticate the Recovery Utilities. So another account with the same name and password won't cut it. You ...
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Are some apps always linked to iCloud.com via a SharedWebCredentials Library in its code?

All of this is how Apple keeps your data separated from my data and to my eyes is designed to protect our private data from apps that sync to iCloud. Since I don’t have access to your iCloud data ...
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iPhone app side loading?

I can’t answer based on legitimate side loading scenarios. The old way still works as I have an iPod Touch 4 on iOS 6.1.3 that installed Cydia fine. That could be one of the IOS versions/devices that ...
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Which iPhones can be found when powered off?

iOS 15 introduced the Find My feature that works even when the device is turned off. The applicable models are: the iPhone 11 through iPhone 15. Source: The Verge Guide to the iPhone Find My ...
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MacOS Recovery Mode Risk

Recovery mode isn’t the problem. Relaxing boot security is the issue. Without that, any script that alters the system renders it unbootable as it will fail the trust checks. However, you can use ...
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MacOS Recovery Mode Risk

Short answer: yes, it's extremely dangerous. Almost all of macOS' normal protections are disabled (or disable-able) in recovery mode. Recovery mode is intended to allow you to perform basic setup and ...
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