Tiny Deathstars of Foulness

Under the hood on iOS is a hard place to get; especially without bricking or jailbreaking a device. There are a few tools that can provide insight into what’s on a device, and about the device, though. One is an app called SysSecInfo, available at Once installed, you’ll see how much CPU and memory are in use, and not in use, on your device. IMG_9319 Scroll down and tap on Process List to see a list of each process running on the device. IMG_9961 Tap Details towards the bottom of the screen to see more information about the OS build running on the device. IMG_9320   Overall, a handle little tool, with lots of information about devices, including how to derive whether the device has been jailbroken (although note that for each method of jailbreak detection, there’s a method for defeating detection).

June 8th, 2016

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