Apple keeps a history of calls iPhone users, even off the backup feature
17.11.2016 0 Comments
Experts of the Russian company Elcomsoft has found that data on calls users, go to Apple’s servers even disabled backup to iCloud. As reported by the Expert centre of electronic state, we are talking about devices on iOS 8.1 and later versions.
The iPhone found the feature associated with the illegal storage of personal data. It’s about the fact that the smartphone is sent to Apple servers history of calls, including FaceTime, as well as data about the ten missed calls with third party apps such as WhatsApp or Skype, in the case of the iOS operating system 10.
Data is sent to iCloud, and disable only one way — turn off all sync to iCloud Drive, but it can be uncomfortable for many users. According to experts, the information is sent in real-time.
Apple admits that stores data about calls on their servers, it is provided by company policy. For this reason, Apple has already reacted to this statement, noting that all user data stored in iCloud, encrypted, and information about calls is stored in order in case, backup data recovery, this part also can be restored.
It is noteworthy that the experts Elcomsoft to recover data calls in four months, while Apple States that they are kept not more than a month. In Cupertino did not specify why the company would want to waste space on the servers, keeping the data longer than promised.