Apple Enables USB Restricted Mode by Default in iOS 11.4.1

Enter your passcode tap switch to Off position

Apple hasn't even listed any of the updates on its security update page.

Dozens of user reports on the Apple support community claim that their iPhones are suffering from expedited battery drain on iOS 11.4.

Now, Apple should be testing iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 exclusively, as you shouldn't expect to see anymore iOS 11 updates.

Even if forensic engineers are able to stop the device they're trying to break into from entering USB Restricted Mode, Elcomsoft noted that since iOS 11.4, cracking devices such as Grayshift's GrayKey are limited to just one passcode guess per ten minutes.

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Recently, we've seen the emergence of a number of devices, including the GrayBox, that allow third parties to gather data from your iPhone or iPad through the Lightning port without having to unlock your device beforehand. That seems to be the case for Apple's latest controversial security feature which was initially expected for iOS 12 in a few months. There isn't anything in the way of new features, instead delivering on some bug fixes and stability improvements.

In addition to appearing in the finished version of iOS 11.4.1, it's also available in the current beta versions of iOS 12.

The update includes a new feature called "USB Restricted Mode" that will disable a data connection from the iPhone's charging/data port at the bottom of the device after one hour of being locked by default. There's precious little question at this point that iOS 11 has been Apple's most problematic mobile software release in many years. All devices that now run iOS 11 will be able to update to iOS 12 when it launches. Those releases are likely to come this fall.

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