iOS12 iPhone disconnects Lightning USB protect from hackers. Apple confirms, the new updated firmware iOS12 will disconnect the Lightning USB port when it has been blocked for more than an hour to prevent unauthorized access from hacks. iOS 12 Usb Restriction leaves Law Enforcement only with ONE HOUR to crack iphones. This new security measure claims to prevent hacks and machines like graykey devices prepared exclusively to break passcode security on iOS devices to extract data without authorization from the user.
These boxes are basically computers with a program dedicated using vulnerabilities from iPhone, to break the security of the Apple operating system.
iOS12 iPhone disconnects Lightning USB to protect from hackers
This kind of vulnerabilities can give a lot of money because of paid services paid by agencies like the FBI and other law enforcement agencies and governments. For what we understand if you use graykey and connect using a cable to an iPhone or iPad that has been blocked for more than an hour, nothing will happen. There will be no recognition of the connection or any transfer of data. If the user unlocks the iPhone or iPad with the right passcode, then the port will work normally again. The new iOS12 use this simple way to block, very smart to stop access any computer connected to the Lightning port after having lost access to an iPhone.
“Grayshift has gone to great lengths to future-proof their technology and stated that they have already defeated this security feature in the beta build.”