• Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    3 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations.
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  • Apple to close iPhone security hole used by police

    3 monthes ago - By BBC

    The move will make it more difficult for hackers, and police, to unlock handsets without authorisation.
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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

    3 monthes 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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