Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

GainThatFlavour.comGainThatFlavour.com

Tech News

iOS 17.3 is out, adding Stolen Device Protection for your iPhone

The iPhone 15 Pro in hand.
Photo by Allison Johnson / The Verge

iOS 17.3 is out, and it comes with a new security feature that’s supposed to prevent thieves from taking your iPhone and quickly taking over access to anything stored in iCloud as well as other important accounts like your bank or email. Instead of relying on your lock screen passcode for security (as thieves have learned to trick people into entering it in front of them before they take off with the phone), Stolen Device Protection requires you to scan your fingerprint or use Face ID when performing certain actions, such as viewing saved passwords or applying for a new Apple Card.

Image: Wes Davis

iOS 17.3 update notes

The feature also introduces a waiting period when performing more sensitive actions, such…

Continue reading…

You May Also Like

Editor's Pick

Travis Fisher The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) greenhouse gas (GHG) rule for power plants was published in May 2023 and the original comment period...

Tech News

The OnePlus Keyboard 81 Pro shares a lot in common with the Keychron Q1 Pro, rendering it a great alternative when it’s on sale....

Editor's Pick

Colin Grabow The George II is a case study in Jones Act dysfunction. Delivered in December 1980 by a now‐​defunct Louisiana shipyard, the forty‐​three‐​year‐​old containership—long in...

Editor's Pick

Jeffrey A. Singer I wrote here in 2020 and here in 2022, and I warned lawmakers in oral testimony here last March, nitazenes might soon...