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He was joking. The 6s and pretty much every new phone using a Secure Enclave to make brute forcing anything technically impossible.

I was not joking. There was a lockscreen bypass bug where you could access the photos/contacts. Also, I haven't kept up with jailbreaking, so I'm not sure if they can still be rooted. So, yeah, iphones have had several security flaws in almost all versions.

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