For law enforcement agencies, this update knocks out their current methods for cracking into iPhones and iPads in evidence bins.
Those with older iPhones are being advised to turn off location services and keep Wi-Fi on. Replacing the battery might not matter.
USB Restricted Mode, a simple but presumably very efficient tool fighting against unauthorized iPhone hacks, is to be included in a future iOS update.
Unlike other chat clients and other cloud storage platforms, Apple's ecosystem didn't link one to the other for personal backups... until now.
tvOS will be able to route Apple TV sound output to compatible AirPlay 2 speakers, such as the HomePod. Speaking of, it's going to be available in three more countries soon.
We've been looking at this issue for a few days, but apparently it has exploded in commonality as more publicity gets piled onto it.
The feature returns from the iOS 11.3 beta as it has skipped out on the public release. But what does this mean for law enforcement trying to use decryption box tools for iPhones in evidence?