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« on: October 16, 2018, 04:05:21 pm »

Police warned not to look at iPhones, get Face ID blocked. Seriously.

'Cops Told 'Don't Look' at New iPhones to Avoid Face ID Lock-Out' — Motherboard

For those of us who've lived and breathed Face ID on iPhone for a year already, or just gotten into it with iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max, this doesn't feel like new or canny information. For the mainstream, though, it's just beginning to enter the consciousness and the conversation.

From Motherboard:


  As Apple continues to update its iPhones with new security features, law enforcement and other investigators are constantly playing catch-up, trying to find the best way to circumvent the protections or to grab evidence. Last month, Forbes reported the first known instance of a search warrant being used to unlock a suspect's iPhone X with their own face, leveraging the iPhone X's Face ID feature.
 
  But Face ID can of course also work against law enforcement—too many failed attempts with the 'wrong' face can force the iPhone to request a potentially harder to obtain passcode instead. Taking ad...

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