iOS 11 'cop button': Shortcut disables your iPhone's Touch ID and calls SOS | ZDNet

iOS 11 ‘cop button’: Shortcut disables your iPhone’s Touch ID and calls SOS | ZDNethttp://www.zdnet.com/article/ios-11-cop-button-shortcut-disables-your-iphones-touch-id-and-calls-sos/Apple is offering a fast option to disable Touch ID in iOS 11. The iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor is great for quickly unlocking your device, but it’s also been used by law enforcement to circumvent legal restrictions on demanding a passcode. The feature is actually part of a new Emergency SOS mode in iOS 11, which allows users to configure the phone to automatically call an emergency number.