Apple patents kill switch for iPhone camera

Patent issues aside, government misuse aside, this infrared interface to iPhone is also a potential new OOB vector for attackers. I’m sure the concert recording industry will keep the technology secret, along with law enforcement. 🙂 If other phone/camera vendors compete with Apple, they will have to create a second attack vector, or license this patented method.



Can Apple’s New Infrared Patent Really Disable Your iPhone?

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