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Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

Updated : June 14, 2018 04:58 PM IST

Once fixed, iPhones will no longer be vulnerable to intrusion via the Lightning port used both to transfer data and to charge iPhones.
The port will still function after the update, but will shut off data an hour after a phone is locked if the correct password isn't entered.
The FBI sought outside help after Apple rebuffed the agency's efforts to make the company create a security backdoor into iPhone technology.
Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

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