Plugging the NSA’s Ears

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Heroic Ed told us that the NSA can and does eavesdrop on us even when we turn off our cell phones; to defeat this, Mr. Hero “famously” stored his phone in the fridge. Wired offers these tips for circumventing Our Rulers’ insatiable curiosity while keeping your phone at room temperature:

To enter DFU mode, plug your iPhone in any power outlet or computer USB port. Then hold the power button. After three seconds, start holding the home button, too. Keep both buttons pressed for 10 seconds, then release the power button while continuing to hold the home button for another ten to fifteen seconds.

Full explanation at the link.

12:17 pm on June 3, 2014