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.

 

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/apple-patents-kill-switch-iphone-062022866.html
https://www.aclunc.org/blog/will-apples-new-patent-push-delete-ability-record-police

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/2016/07/06/apple-infrared-patent-disable-iphone/id=70605/

Patent issues a