The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model In Existence

Do you own an iPhone? If so, you have lost some of your privacy. Writing in Forbes, Thomas Fox-Brewster reports that:

“In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement, and a possible privacy problem for Apple customers, a major U.S. government contractor claims to have found a way to unlock pretty much every iPhone on the market.

“Cellebrite, a Petah Tikva, Israel-based vendor that’s become the U.S. government’s company of choice when it comes to unlocking mobile devices, is this month telling customers its engineers currently have the ability to get around the security of devices running iOS 11. That includes the iPhone X…”

You can find the full article at: http://bit.ly/2CPPByw.

My guess is that Apple will issue an operating system update within a few weeks that will disable this reported method of unlocking iPhones.

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