[Chugalug] OT: Dead iPhone

Christopher Rimondi chris.rimondi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 3 23:55:28 UTC 2013

FWIW, iOS uses both NOR (fast for OS) and NAND (slower but for user
storage) flash storage. I think both are soldered onto the board. If you
encrypted the drive by just using at least a 6 digit+ PIN on > iOS 5 I
wouldn't worry too much.

On Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 7:36 PM, Stephen Haywood <
stephen at averagesecurityguy.info> wrote:

> I have a dead iPhone that is being replaced through insurance. The phone
> was submersed in water and died a slow horrible death.Before I send the
> dead one to the insurance company, is there a way to ensure my data cannot
> be retrieved from the phone? In other words, is there a data card that can
> be removed or is the flash memory soldered on the board?
> --
> Stephen Haywood
> Owner, ASG Consulting
> 423.305.3700
> stephen at averagesecurityguy.info
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