Find My iPhone to Get Selective Data Protection, Data Scrambling, Surveillance?

Posted June 16, 2011 at 11:52am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 8407 views

Apple is working on future improvements to Find My iPhone which could allow a user to selectively protect data, remotely scramble data instead of erasing it, and transmit surveillance info back to the owner, according to Patently Apple.

This information was found in a new patent application from Apple.

Selective Protection/Surveillance
Under the increased security level, files or other content stored on the mobile device could be selectively protected. In some implementations, the mobile device could be transitioned into a surveillance mode where the mobile device records or captures information associated with one or more of user actions, ambient sound, images, a trajectory of the device, and transmits the recorded or captured information to the network resource.

Scrambling
The user could have granulated protection of data stored on the mobile device. The user could selectively wipe or scramble the data when the mobile device is lost or stolen. Thus, the user could avoid having to wipe the entire device clean when the whereabouts of the device is unknown. When the data are scrambled rather than wiped, if the user subsequently recovers the mobile device, the data can be unscrambled. The user will not face a complete loss of data.

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Julia - June 7, 2012 at 2:24am
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Notch - June 17, 2011 at 1:42pm
Step 1: take old sim card out. Step 2: put new sim card in. The problem is not losing your data, it\'s losing a $500 phone. If apple wanted to fix things, track the serial and report stolen phones to AT&T so they cannot connect. Everything short of this is proof of conspiracy.
nsx92 - June 16, 2011 at 1:51pm
Once you\'ve lost your iphone say good buy to it... It really doesnt matter most pple even if they can\'t use it with any providers they are going to use it as Ipod...so who cares... What Apple should offer a warranty if lost or damaged ..they will replace it. I would pay $10 a month if att could offer such program... I dont want even think bout losing my iphone 4.. I could careless about this app find my iphone... Its a waste...no1 will give back to you...specially if a kid finds it youa re fucked
greg22 - March 11, 2014 at 7:10pm
Minecraft Cuenta Premium Mine used to be Final Fantasy VII (a.k.a favourite game ever) on a yearly basis until I realized I knew the game a little too well, so I've had a lengthy break from it. Otherwise I keep a steady stream of games on the go. There isn't really any one in particular I return to out of habit.
DacksMac - June 16, 2011 at 1:29pm
Funny, all someone has to do is hold the power button once they steal a phone to cease all communication with the device. HOW ABOUT WE TURN OFF THE ABILITY TO USE THE OFF SWITCH IF THE PHONE IS LOCKED?!?!?! HELLO!!! Not every knows how to put an iPhone in DFU mode to wipe it, the most they know is power it off.
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