New iOS Security Feature Ripe for Defeat

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TechNewsWorld - http://www.technewsworld.com/story/85438.html?rss=1

A new feature in iOS 11.4.1, which Apple released earlier this week, is designed to protect against unwanted intrusions through the iPhone’s Lightning Port. However, the protection may be weak at best. The feature, called “USB Restricted Mode,” disables data transfer through the Lightning Port after an hour of inactivity. A password-protected iOS device that has not been unlocked and connected to a USB accessory within the past hour will not communicate with an accessory or computer, and in some cases might not charge, according to Apple.

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