New restrictions in iOS 12 prevent USB data access through the Lightning port if it’s been more than an hour since your iOS device was last unlocked. Here’s how to adjust when accessories are permitted to connect to a locked device.
Apple’s Face ID biometric security feature sure seems faster in iOS 12, and now iPhone X customers can take advantage of an all-new Lock screen gesture to trigger a rescan of their face following an unsuccessful Face ID attempt.
As with all of Apple’s software updates, macOS Mojave includes a number of privacy and security enhancements. Among them is a new feature called Intelligent Tracking Prevention, which essentially makes it more difficult for data companies to track users.
Apple seems to have paired NFC technology with the Face ID or Touch ID to authenticate attendees’ digital WWDC 2018 passes in the Wallet app, marking the first time the Wallet pass has used NFC technology for access control.
Forget the eerie laugh. For a family in Portland, Oregon, an Amazon Echo device has become no laughing matter. Not only did one of the smart speakers in their home record their conversations, it also sent those recordings to someone without the family’s permission.