Apple iPhone 11 / 11 Pro
The iPhone 11 is the latest generation of Apple iPhone models that features two rear camera, a beautiful Liquid Retina HD display, and great battery life. The smartphone can be purchased for $699 to $846 depending on the amount of storage.
Has there ever been a breach or data leak?
Date of last breach
Google security researchers claimed that Apple iPhones had suffered from massive security breaches. Specifically, hackers placed monitoring implants in an untold number of devices. This implant was inserted when users visited unspecificed hack websites and supposedly had been active for two years. Be wary!
Is any kind of biometric data collected (health, heart, voice, etc.)?
Are you able to delete your data / the data collected about you?
Does it have parental controls?
Does it use encryption to protect your data both in-transit and at-rest?
Does it get regular software and / or firmware updates?
Does it require you to create a strong password?
Is there a system in place for managing security vulnerabilities?
How Can It Snoop?
Does it have a camera or request / require access to a camera?
Does it have a microphone or request / require access to a microphone?
Does it track your location or request / require access to location data?
Does it require an email address to use?
Does it require a phone number to use?
Does it require an address (home or office) to use?
Are you able to use a credit card as a payment option?
Are you able to use a cryptocurrency as a payment option?
Are you able to use PayPal as a payment option?
Are you able to use cash or gift cards as a payment option?
What Could Go Wrong?
Apple does seem to do a good job with privacy and security. However, Apple has been caught in the past listening to private conversations through peoples' devices for "Siri Quality Control." Apple claims they have changed their ways after that was revealed, but be aware of that risk before purchasing this product.
How Does It Share Your Data?
Apple does not share your iPhone data with third parties for commercial or marketing purposes. Siri voice requests are also anonymous and auto-deleted after 6 months.
- Improved camera.
- Good battery life.
- Not much change from iPhone XR.
- Headphone dongle not included in the box.
The latest generation continues to improve and add new features and tools to its amazing capabilities. Easy to use and one of the most popular phone brands in the world, Apple does a great job with security and privacy measures, so there should not be much to worry about!