According to Chris Foresman at Arstechnica.com, future iPhones may be able to protect themselves and warn their users sorta like Lo-Jack.
Apple has applied for a patent on a method to differentiate between authorized and unauthorized users of a particular iOS device. Once an unauthorized user is detected, the device can then automatically disable certain features or send notifications to Twitter or other services.
All I can think of is HAL.. “Dave. What are you doing Dave?”[read more]