“It violates the MicroUSB spec. It violates the Lightning spec. It’s wrong. Yet, somehow, it’s also incredibly right. It should not work. Yet, somehow, it does. When we showed one to a friend who works for Apple, it pretty much reduced him to distraught gibbering.”
A really cool behind-the-scenes magazine for VFX professionals. Very cool. Their ipad app has a free demo issue. http://www.cinefex.com/blog/
“You can get your roast pigs’ feet and then your iPhone cases.” – Bunnie Huang
Surely this “security_register” can’t be the “hardware to prevent this operation after the first programming” as described in the eMMC spcifications; it is simply a dword in the controller’s RAM.
A fascinating look into undocumented embedded vendor firmware.