Title

Taxonomy of iPhone activation and SIM unlocking methods

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

School of Computer and Information Science, Edith Cowan University

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

School of Computer and Information Science

RAS ID

3966

Comments

Originally published as: Al-Zarouni, M., & Al-Hajri, H. (2007). Taxonomy of iPhone activation and SIM unlocking methods. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 5th Australian Information Security Management Conference, 157-174. Original article available here

Abstract

This paper will discuss the different methods of SIM unlocking and activation for the Apple iPhone. Early iPhone activation and SIM card fabrication methods as well as the latest software only methods will be discussed. The paper will examine the benefits and drawbacks of each method. It will provide a step-by-step guide to creating a specially crafted SIM card for an iPhone by using Super SIM and Turbo SIM methods. The paper will also include a section on recovering (unbricking) the iPhone and other advanced hacks

DOI

10.4225/75/57b53a26b8757

Access Rights

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

10.4225/75/57b53a26b8757