Apple may finally adopt USB-C in iPhones launched in 2019
Apple may finally adopt USB-C in iPhones launched in 2019
Image Apple began working on the USB issue before learning it was popularly used by police
14 June, 2018, 06:40
GrayKey is a simple-to-use box that cops plug into a locked iPhone through the Lightning port and brute-force guesses the passcode without needing codes to be manually entered.
As we highlighted last week, the newUSB Restricted Mode requires that an iPhone be unlocked with a passcode when connected to a computer via USB if the device has not already been unlocked in the last hour.
The change isn't meant to thwart law enforcement efforts, Apple said. Even some of the methods most prized by intelligence agencies have been leaked on the internet.
"We're constantly strengthening the security protections in every Apple product to help customers defend against hackers, identity thieves and intrusions into their personal data", Apple told Reuters.
The feature previously appeared in the iOS 11.3 beta, making its way into the iOS 12 beta and now the company has confirmed that the security patch will make it into a final iOS release.
Earlier versions of the USB restrictions had a time limit of one week rather than one hour, according to Motherboard, and the new limit could make life significantly harder for police departments. After an hour, law enforcement won't be able to use such devices.
The setting change could also draw criticism from USA law enforcement officials who have been engaged in an on-again, off-again campaign for legislation or other ways to force technology companies to maintain access to users' communications.
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