Researchers succeed in hacking into USB mode provided in the iOS system 12, according to a new report

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In the last week, has confirmed the Apple that it has included a new feature in iOS 12 called USB mode decision. What you do this feature basically is to prevent some devices such as GrayKey Box from pairing with iPhone through a Lightning unless it is unlocked in the last hour, this means that it should be on this feature to make the hardware used by law enforcement agencies to hack into iPhones useless.

Unfortunately for Apple, it seems that this feature has already been exposed to piracy. This according to a recent report from the site of the Motherbord, So tell them some experts that companies such as Grayshift (behind devices such as the GrayKey) may have already found a way to get USB mode decision.

In an email, stated one expert said : ” I went Grayshift to prove how powerful their technology in the future, they stated that they have defeated already this security feature in the beta version of iOS 12. In addition, will GrayKey on the potential in the future will start to raise interest with the passage of time. It seems they are very confident of their survival are strong in the future. “

It is unclear how Grayshift find a way to get the advantage of putting the USB socket, but there is no doubt that Apple will want to check the validity of this to enhance infrastructure security organs in the case if it turns out that it’s true.

 

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