iOS 7 Targets “Apple Picking” Phone Thefts

iOS 7 Targets “Apple Picking” Phone Thefts

Many smartphone users store a wealth of important data on their phones, including emails, photos, documents, credit card information, and even Social Security numbers. Recent reports from police departments in New York City, Seattle, and San Francisco have suggested an alarming rise in iPhone and iPad theft, enough to prompt both police departments and muggers to refer to it as “Apple picking.” In an incident last week, two teenage girls in Seattle attacked a 9 months old pregnant woman to steal her phone, according to Q13FOX.com.

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Spencer Childress

Spencer Childress

Spencer Childress has a bachelors degree in Physics and enjoys data-driven projects. He helps Six Stories with research and website changes.