• Jan 17, 2020
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, iOS, News, Privacy, Security,

FBI used Graykey to unlock an iPhone 11 Pro, which was previously thought to be the most secure iPhone

A recent article by Thomas Brewster at Forbes highlights the fact that the FBI is able to unlock iPhones using a product called Graykey. Specifically, a product called Graykey was used in a case against Baris Ali Koch to unlock Koch’s iPhone – an iPhone 11 Pro. Graykey works by bypassing the timeout functionality in … Continue reading “FBI used Graykey to unlock an iPhone 11 Pro, which was previously thought to be the most secure iPhone”

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  • Dec 9, 2019
  • Caleb Chen
  • News, Privacy, Security,

Apple explains location seeking behavior on iPhone 11 Pro

Apple has released a detailed explanation of the privacy invading location seeking behavior observed on the iPhone 11 Pro by security researcher Brian Krebs. Privacy Online News first reported on the iPhone 11 Pro phoning home with location data earlier in December. Apple has explained that the location data is used by Ultra Wideband technology … Continue reading “Apple explains location seeking behavior on iPhone 11 Pro”

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  • Dec 4, 2019
  • Caleb Chen
  • News, Privacy, Security,

iPhone 11 Pro phones home with user location even when told not to

*** UPDATE:  Apple explains location seeking behavior on iPhone 11 Pro  *** Security researcher Brian Krebs recently showed that the iPhone 11 Pro tracks users’ location even when explicitly told not to. As of iOS 13.2.3, this is still active. While it’s usually only asked in half jest, half conjecture… The question: “Is my iPhone … Continue reading “iPhone 11 Pro phones home with user location even when told not to”

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