Apple Removes iPhone USB Access Feature, Blocking Out Hackers, Law Enforcement

“This move shows that Apple is putting the consumer’s privacy first, at least in this instance,” Troy Kent, threat researcher at Awake Security, told Threatpost. “It’s better for the general consumer and also likely for organizations. Will it sour the relationship between Apple and the law enforcement in the future? I’m sure. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be another exploit out sometime soon that doesn’t require a USB connection.”

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