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An iOS 11 ‘Bug’ Enabled Anyone to Hack an iPhone...For a Short Period of Time

A video, posted to YouTube by EverythingApplePro, shows a small box unlocking an iPhone 7 which had been locked with a pass-code. The box worked, for a little while, on all iPhone 7 and iPhone 7+ models, as well as some iPhone 6 and 6S models which ran a beta version of iOS 11. According to an article on TechCrunch, Apple confirmed that an intended behavior allowed this box to work. However, the 'bug' has been patched out of the final version of iOS 11. The fact that this method no longer works is irrelevant. The fact that it EVER worked at all should cause everyone to reconsider how they dispose of end of life or unclaimed electronic devices. In my 30 years experience, I have seen a vibrant