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Apple Confirms iOS 12 Will Disable Law Enforcement's Access

2 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

In recent times we've been hearing about how law enforcement agencies have managed to get their hands on software and hardware that grants them access to locked iPhones. This comes on the heels of Apple refusing unlock iPhones belonging to suspects or installing a backdoor for law enforcement agencies. Now we had heard that in iOS 12, Apple has come up with a way that could potentially render the software and hardware used by law enforcement to access locked iPhones useless. It turns out the reports were true as Apple has essentially confirmed it, according to a report from The New York...
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Apple Confirms Plans to Disable Law Enforcement Access to iPhone via Tools Like GrayKey Box

Apple Confirms Plans to Disable Law Enforcement Access to iPhone via Tools Like GrayKey Box

2 monthes ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple has confirmed that it is closing a technological loophole that allows law enforcement officials to hack into iPhones through USB-based hardware solutions like the GrayKey box, reports The New York Times. Apple said it was planning an iPhone software update that would effectively disable the phone's charging and data port - the opening where users plug in headphones, power cables and adapters - an hour after the phone is locked. In order to transfer data to or from the iPhone using the port, a person would first need to enter the phone's password. As we shared last week , the feature...
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20 Apple iPhones stolen from Apple Store in California as customers look on

20 Apple iPhones stolen from Apple Store in California as customers look on

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More info about Samsung's upcoming Android Go smartphone leaked out

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