iPhone 11 Pro collects “mystery” location data even if you try to turn it off

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iPhone 11 Pro collects “mystery” location data even if you try to turn it off

The new Apple iPhone 11 Pro has an interesting issue: it’s collecting mysterious location data from its users, even when it technically shouldn’t be.

Security researcher Brian Krebs of KrebsOnSecurity recently discovered that the iPhone 11 Pro was displaying the small arrow icon, which denotes the use of location data on iOS devices, even though he had turned off location data for all apps and system services individually.

This issue does not appear to affect any previous models of the smartphone or other devices using iOS 13.

Krebs reached out to Apple thinking it was an error. Apple support forums have … Read More

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