Apple’s latest iteration of iOS has reportedly turned the GrayKey hacking device into an expensive doorstop. Law enforcement around the world has taken to using GrayKey to break into locked iPhones, but it appears Apple has finally gotten ahead of the device’s crafty manufacturers. For now.
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When the FBI asked Apple to create a backdoor into iOS in the wake of the San Bernardino shooting, Tim Cook and co. basically told the government to piss off. The issue wasn't whether Apple wanted to help with the investigation - it did - but rather one of security. That's because if Apple created special methods of bypassing its own safety measures, the company argued it would be putting every iOS user at risk.