Report: Cops already have workaround for upcoming iPhone security patch

June 14, 2018 Tristan Greene


TNW yesterday reported iOS is getting a security update to block hardware that can unlock an iPhone without owner consent. Today, Grayshift, the company behind said hardware, claimed it could already defeat the features in the planned release. Law enforcement agencies and Apple don’t see eye-to-eye when it comes to personal privacy. The FBI would much prefer it if the company would simply give them a master code to unlock any iPhone, and Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks people have a right to privacy. This see-saw battle has gone on for years, but may be reaching a fever pitch as…

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