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Security researchers find workaround for iOS 11.4's USB Restricted Mode

2 monthes ago   |   By VentureBeat

Less than a day after Apple officially added an iPhone and iPad hack-preventing USB Restricted Mode to iOS, security researchers at ElcomSoft have detailed a simple workaround that can be used by law enforcement personnel to mitigate the feature. The workaround requires a Lightning connector accessory such as Apple's $39 Lightning to USB 3 Ca...
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Drug takers using Apple Watch and Fitbit to monitor heart-rate; doctors say false sense of security

Drug takers using Apple Watch and Fitbit to monitor heart-rate; doctors say false sense of security

2 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

The heart-rate monitor on the Apple Watch is useful for everything from tracking workouts to detecting a wide range of medical conditions , but one group of people have seemingly found another use for it: attempting to make recreational drug usage safer...
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