Criminals using iPhone during illegal activities?

Recently information became available that the iPhone takes screenshots of user actions. Whether or not this is a Apple support feature or a measure for forensic analysts to recover sensitive data still remains to be seen. Seems like an odd feature to include, taking screenshots, only to be deleted a short time later. While the iPhone is the phone of choice for the well off, I think it’s safe to assume that more and more criminals are sporting the Apple device next to their 9mm. Having data from the user’s phone could prove detrimental to criminals pleading not guilty.

However a new court decision protects data on cell phone from illegal searches. So “no officer you may not search my phone” and “I do not consent to search” should still hold up for traffic stops. Thank you EFF and ACLU. Let the upskirt videos continue!

Advertisements

0 Responses to “Criminals using iPhone during illegal activities?”



  1. Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 29 other followers

Technorati – Blog Search

Add to Technorati Favorites

submit express


%d bloggers like this: