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Apple will disable iPhone Lightning ports after an hour, closing device cracking loophole

5 days ago   |   By VentureBeat

Apple said on Wednesday it will change its iPhone settings to undercut the most popular means for law enforcement to break into the devices. The company told Reuters it was aiming to protect all customers, especially in countries where phones are readily obtained by police or by criminals with extensive resources, and to head off...
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Apple to make change to iOS that will make cracking open an iPhone a race against the clock

Apple to make change to iOS that will make cracking open an iPhone a race against the clock

5 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple is changing settings in iOS that will help prevent devices used by law enforcement and hackers from unlocking iPhone models. New products from companies like Cellebrite and GrayShift use a USB connection through Apple's proprietary Lightning port in order to bypass limits on passcode attempts that Apple built into the operating system. These limits were designed to prevent law enforcement and hackers from cracking open a locked iPhone by continually guessing passcodes until they stumble on the right one.
With the new machines able to bypass passcode attempt limits, ...
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Apple tightens iPhone security loophole to prevent police hacking

Apple tightens iPhone security loophole to prevent police hacking

5 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

With the roll-out of iOS 11.4, we saw Apple plug up a security loophole in the iPhone Lightning port , but the Cupertino firm has now announced that iOS 12 will take this fix to the extreme. While Apple has historically been non-compliant when law enforcement has sought capabilities to hack into Apple customers' devices, in certain instances, police have been able to use third-party hacking tools to exploit a loophole in iPhone Lightning ports. To combat this, Apple incorporated the USB Restricted Mode , which disables any data transfer via the device's Lightning port if it hasn't been...
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These 2018 iPhone mockups just got compared to last year's devices

These 2018 iPhone mockups just got compared to last year's devices

Apple's plans to release three iPhone models this year is far from one of the best-kept secrets in the industry, with everything from the number of units ordered to the exact... Read more ...

LG Stylo 4

LG Stylo 4

The LG Stylo 4 succeeds the Stylo 3 and Stylo 3 Plus. Sporting a 6.2-inch TFT display , the phone should be a decent choice for customers in need of a budget handset that... Read more ...

Adobe Scan App's Latest AI Feature Converts Business Cards into Phone Contacts

Adobe Scan App's Latest AI Feature Converts Business Cards into Phone Contacts

Adobe Scan , Adobe's document scanning app, was updated today with a new feature that lets users capture business cards and convert them into phone contacts. AI enhancements... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium could come in a Chrome Gold shade

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium could come in a Chrome Gold shade

You can't buy the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium yet, but already we're seeing evidence that a third color might be launched for the phone, with Chrome Gold possibly being offered... Read more ...

Garmin unveils the Fenix 5 Plus rugged smartwatches, prices start at $700

Garmin unveils the Fenix 5 Plus rugged smartwatches, prices start at $700

Garmin's Fenix 5 series has just been refreshed with a new lineup of smartwatches aimed at athletes and adventurers. Three new Garmin smartwatches will soon make it to the... Read more ...

Oppo Find X Features Pop Up Cameras

Oppo Find X Features Pop Up Cameras

The new Oppo Find X smartphone will be made official today, it would appear that the guys from The Verge have been testing the handset our before its official launch. The video... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy A6 Coming To Vodafone UK

Samsung Galaxy A6 Coming To Vodafone UK

Vodafone has announced that the Samsung Galaxy A6 will be coming to their network in the UK, the handset will be available with their range of monthly contracts including their... Read more ...

Huawei P20 Pro Gets June Security Patch, Camera UI Changes

Huawei P20 Pro Gets June Security Patch, Camera UI Changes

The Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei's flagship smartphone, has just received a new update. This new update rearranges the camera UI a bit, it updates the camera in general, and it also... Read more ...

Xperia XZ3 with Android P and 128GB of storage appears on GFXBench

Xperia XZ3 with Android P and 128GB of storage appears on GFXBench

A new Xperia smartphone has appeared on a GFXBench listing and, if the specs are to be believed, it could potentially be the Xperia XZ3 that was revealed just last week in the... Read more ...

Vivo expected to launch the Nex A and Nex S in India in July

Vivo expected to launch the Nex A and Nex S in India in July

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo recently unveiled two flagship devices in its home country China, dubbed as the Nex A and Nex S. Now, there are some reports suggesting that the... Read more ...