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Apple releases iOS 11.4.1 with passcode cracking blocker — that can be easily bypassed with an accessory it sells

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Apple is working away on iOS 12 at the moment, but it’s still pushing out updates for iOS 11. As promised just a few weeks ago, a new update aims to block the use of iPhone passcode cracking tools, such as those used by law enforcement. But the patch has already been found to be flawed. The latest update to iOS introduces a new USB Restricted Mode which is supposed to prevent the Lightning port of an iPhone or iPad being used to transfer data an hour after the device is locked. However, security researchers discovered that it is possible… …Continue reading on BetaNews

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