Police use dead man’s fingers to try to unlock his iPhone

From Sophos’ Naked Security blog:

Once somebody’s dead, they lose privacy interest in their own body, she said, which takes away their standing in court to assert privacy rights.


In theory, Apple’s Face ID authentication is supposed to require eye movement to work. But...photos of open eyes work just fine.

Something to consider if you want to take your online privacy with you to the grave. PIN codes are your friend.

Chris Powell