New iOS 11 security feature will help iPhone users fight the power

New iOS 11 security feature will help iPhone users fight the power

It adds a new setting called "Emergency SOS", in which clicking the sleep/wake button on the side of the iPhone five times will cause the phone to automatically contact emergency services.

For better perspective, the system used to earlier disable the Touch ID temporarily when an iOS device restarted or when you didn't place the finger correctly on the device few times consecutively. Courts have ruled that fingerprint unlocks can be compelled (forced), but have been more friendly to the idea that your passcode can't be compelled. This will bring up the option of calling the emergency services and also disable the fingerprint scanner until the pass code is entered.

iOS 11 has got some interesting new features in store for users, with developers and beta users alike diving into it for hidden abilities.

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The so-called "cop button" arrives with lingering controversy over law enforcement pressing citizens to unlock their phones using the fingerprint sensors. This will be particularly useful in situations when a user is anxious that someone might force them to unlock their iPhone by using the fingerprint sensor. So, for someone to access your secure data and somehow compromise the integrity of transactions they will, in all likelihood require physical access to your device.

Why Would You Want To Disable Touch ID? It's being called a "cop button", after cases where MI police 3D-printed a fingerprint to get access to a locked iPhone, The Verge notes.

Privacy advocates have suggested that users concerned about privacy should turn off mobile devices when passing through security checkpoints in order to avoid giving authorities the ability to force smartphone access, but this new feature in iOS 11 could be a more convenient option.

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