New York

Apple is reportedly closing a security loophole on iPhones that will prevent police from accessing them

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

AP Images / J. Scott Applewhite
Apple is changing the default settings on iPhones, stopping people from exploiting a security loophole to gain access to devices using the charging and data port.
Police sometimes use this loophole to gain access to devices.
Apple has butted heads with law enforcement about unlocking iPhones before. In 2016, it refused to help the FBI break into the phone of the San Bernardino gunman.
Apple is reportedly changing the default settings on iPhones to close a loophole which can be used to access locked phones via the charging and data port.
The software update...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   New York      Business      Apple      IPhone      Security      Software update      Police      FBI      Tim Cook  


Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Monday's Best Deals: Halloween Costumes, Sonos Play:1, LEGO Apollo, Akira...

Monday's Best Deals: Halloween Costumes, Sonos Play:1, LEGO Apollo, Akira, and More

Halloween costumes , LEGO's incredible Apollo kit , and refurbished Sonos speakers lead off Monday's best deals from around the web. Read more ...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the...

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the family tree

Chris Jackson/Getty Images Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, and will give birth next year. Here is how her baby with Prince Harry will fit into... Read more ...

Be the First Man With LEGO's 1,969 Piece Saturn V Apollo Kit, Now $15 Off

Be the First Man With LEGO's 1,969 Piece Saturn V Apollo Kit, Now $15 Off

LEGO's 1969 piece Saturn V Apollo kit is usually out of stock at major retailers, but Amazon actually has it on sale for $105 right now, or $15 off its MSRP right now. That's a... Read more ...

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Fabris joins Jumby Bay Island, Antigua

Sandro Fabris will join Oetker Collection's Jumby Bay Island as its new managing director. He has earlier worked with prestigious hotel groups throughout the world and will... Read more ...

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Get a Grip On Amazon's One-Day Yost Vise Sale

Amazon's squeezing prices today with their Yost vise Gold Box deals. Inside, you'll find both bench vises and smaller, portable clamps marked down to great low prices. Even if... Read more ...

Could This Iconic Car Company Go All-Electric?

Could This Iconic Car Company Go All-Electric?

Jaguar has traditionally been a brand with a reputation for building luxury, high-performance cars. All of them to date have relied on large capacity engines, with V-6 and V-8... Read more ...

Comment of the Day: Not-so-Best Man Edition

Comment of the Day: Not-so-Best Man Edition

You ever have those friends that you just kind of tolerate? Like, they were cool once and now you can't tell a story without them trying to one-up you, so talking to them makes... Read more ...

The 10 Best Deals of October 15, 2018

The 10 Best Deals of October 15, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals , but these were our ten favorites today. Read more ...

Mercedes' Road-Legal F1 Car Is Delayed Because F1 Cars Aren't Meant to Be...

Mercedes' Road-Legal F1 Car Is Delayed Because F1 Cars Aren't Meant to Be Road Legal

The Mercedes-Benz AMG performance division said two years ago that it would make a $3 million Formula One car for the road, built with the engine used in a series often called... Read more ...

Finally, a Way to Cook With an Air-Cooled Porsche 911

Finally, a Way to Cook With an Air-Cooled Porsche 911

Air-cooled Porsche 911 s: I'm so over them. Sure, they look nice and sound even nicer, but their revoltingly high resale prices and ensuing hoard of bothersome purist fanboys... Read more ...