Researchers Find Way to Evade Apple's iPhone Restricted Mode

Apple released iOS 11.4.1, and with it came a new software mechanism that blocks passcode cracking tools favored by law enforcement. However, researchers at cybersecurity firm ElcomSoft have found a loophole that resets the one-hour counter so long as you plug a USB accessory into the iPhone’s Lightning port, regardless of whether the phone has ever connected to that accessory in the past.