Apple quietly adds USB Restricted Mode to iOS 11.4, limiting forensic unlocks

In the wake of revelations that companies including Grayshift and Cellebrite have developed tricks to extract data from encrypted iPhones, Apple has quietly added an additional protection to the beta version of iOS 11.4: USB Restricted Mode. Discovered by security researchers Elcomsoft, the new feature is said to be “aimed squarely at law enf…Read More

Apple’s AirPlay 2 arrives in iOS and tvOS 11.4 betas, enabling multiroom streaming

Originally announced at WWDC 2017 only to be delayed repeatedly throughout iOS 11’s beta release cycles, Apple’s new wireless streaming protocol AirPlay 2 is now usable in iOS 11.4 and tvOS 11.4. Betas of the latest Apple operating systems became available to developers yesterday and consumers today. AirPlay 2 was expected to debut with…Read More