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Future Apple gumble could lock fanbois out of their own devices

By Jasper Hamill, 3 Jul 2014


Apple has filed a patent for a new location-sensitive security system which could leave fanbois' fumbling to get into their iDevices if they travel to unusual locations.

The patent application describes "location-sensitive security levels and setting profiles based on detected location". It's basically describes a system which changes the security level of a mobile device based on its location.


The system would sense a device's proximity to other devices, networks or locations, before deciding the level of security that is required


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