A digital forensics company in Russia, Elcomsoft, claims that your iPhone sends your call history to Apple and this only happens when you enable iCloud on your device. What might piss you off is the fact that the data — which contains a list of calls made and received as well as the dates, times, call duration and entire phone numbers, plus your Facetime’s voice and video calls — gets uploaded without notifying users or even giving them a choice. Apple, in turn, retains the data for up to 4 months before it gets deleted.
This might not be a big deal until you remember the FBI issue. Plus, all a hacker needs to get your data are your iCloud’s login/password details and applications like Elcomsoft’s extraction tool. Continue reading