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Topic: iOS 11.4.1

How to use Apple's latest 'USB Restricted Mode' security feature included in iOS 11.4.1

07/11/2018, 10:07 am

Tucked away within the latest iOS 11.4.1 update, Apple included a new security feature that has been making headlines -- USB Restricted Mode. AppleInsider walks you through the new feature, how it works, and discusses if it really is that secure.

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Researchers find loophole that extends USB Restricted Mode's hour-long timer

07/09/2018, 11:07 pm

Just hours after Apple debuted USB Restricted Mode in its latest iOS 11.4.1 firmware, security researchers discovered an easy to implement workaround that prevents the feature from working as intended.

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Apple's iOS 11.4.1 update makes USB Restricted Mode active

07/09/2018, 03:07 pm

With iOS 11.4.1, Apple has quietly turned on USB Restricted Mode, a feature designed to make it harder for hackers -- as well as spy and law enforcement agencies -- to gain physical access to iPhones and iPads.

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