New letters today alike absolute that government organizations might have access to all iPhones currently on the market. A government architect allegedly ample out how to crack iOS 11.

According to , Cellebrite, an Israeli aggregation that specializes in accessing hard-to-access agenda information, has developed the new method. Anonymous sources claimed the aggregation was already arcade it around to customers.

The aggregation makes the claim themselves in a announcement on “Advanced Unlocking and Extraction Services” saying the company’s casework are accessible for “Apple iOS accessories and operating systems, including iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPad Pro and iPod touch, active iOS 5 to iOS 11.”

Elsewhere in the same pamphlet, the aggregation declared how it was able to access locked phones:

Cellebrite Advanced Unlocking Casework is the industry’s only band-aid for advantageous many types of circuitous locks on market-leading devices. This can actuate or attenuate the PIN, pattern, countersign screen locks or passcodes on the latest Apple iOS and Google Android devices.

adds that the Department of Homeland Aegis accessed an iPhone X last December, with the help of a specialist who was accomplished in Cellebrite tech.

Apple didn’t anon return requests for comment.

The FBI infamously searched for ways to unlock the iPhone owned by the San Bernardino shooter, ambitious Apple assist before mysteriously abetment down and advertisement it’d managed to unlock it. Former administrator James Comey eventually appear the alignment had spent over a actor dollars to unlock the phone.

Also, this isn’t the first time the catechism of the iPhone X’s aegis has come up. When the iPhone X was announced, Senator Al Franken asked Apple in a letter “How will Apple acknowledge to law administration requests to access Apple’s faceprint data or the Face ID system itself?” While Apple did acknowledge to the letter in general, it didn’t abode that accurate point.