New York Police Department as reported by Hackread, did issued a statement, asked users to have their iPad and iPhone updated to its latest version, iOS7.
Source of the said news is a tweet of certain “Jim Rosenberg” containing the alleged photo of NYPD notice.
As seen in the photo above, the New York Police Department encourages iPad and iPhone users to update for iOS7 has added security to that apple devices.
And that what hit the nerves of netizens, why is the NYPD having too much effort in the announcement? Hackread wrote, “Is it the NSA using local law enforcement authority to trick people into an update and use a 0day vulnerability to steal more personal data?”
No one can tell for now, but you can also assumed the reason of such actions of NYPD is the increasing number of mobile device snatching and theft in New York. That serves as security precaution.