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Donald Trump switched to an iPhone and that call for an Apple boycott seems so far away now

Remember when U.S. President Donald Trump called for a boycott of Apple products after the company refused to help the FBI gain access to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook's iPhone? "What I think you ought to do is boycott Apple until...Show More Summary

After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone

Over a year ago, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of all Apple products amid the company’s battle with the FBI over unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone. Fast forward to to present day, however, and President Trump has seemingly rescinded his call for boycott and switched to using an iPhone… more… Filed under: Apple

DOJ Argues For iPhone Hack Secrecy By Contradicting Statements Made By The DOJ

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The DOJ is still fighting a lawsuit over the iPhone exploit the FBI purchased to access the (worthless) contents of a phone used by a participant in the San Bernardino shooting. FBI director James Comey and the DOJ made comments at the time stating a couple of things: 1. Show More Summary

Apple Hires Security Researcher That Helped Against FBI San Bernardino Shooter iPhone Warrant

2 months agoNews : Trending Now

After the Apple-FBI battle last year, the company decides to hire security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski.

Apple hired the guy who helped it fight the FBI's order to hack the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone

Apple has hired Jonathan Zdziarski, a veteran security researcher who helped the company fight the FBI's request to hack an iPhone used by a shooter from the 2015 San Bernardino shooting. Zdziarski announced on Tuesday that he had accepted...Show More Summary

FBI says it can't release iPhone hacking tool because it might still be useful

The hacking tool was used by the FBI to break into the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters last year, which led to a short but fierce legal case against Apple.

Cellebrite director says firm now doing 'lawful' extraction of data through iPhone 6

Cellebrite -- the firm thought to be responsible for helping the FBI extract data from the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook -- is doing "lawful unlocking and evidence extraction" from Apple devices through the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, according to the company's Forensics Research director.

The FBI might be forced to reveal how much it costs to hack an iPhone

About a year ago, Apple went head to head with the FBI over an iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino shooters. The FBI wanted to force Apple to break into the handset by creating a backdoored version of iOS that would bypass the phone’s lockscreen. Show More Summary

How much did FBI’s iPhone hack cost taxpayers?

2 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

The FBI may soon be forced to reveal how much money it spent to hack into the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone 5c last year. FBI Director James Comey told the public that his agency paid “more than I will make in the remainder of this job” to unlock the device after Apple refused to help. Now a […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

News agencies ask court to force FBI to reveal cost, source of San Bernardino iPhone hack

The U.S. government should be forced to reveal how much the FBI paid for tools to unlock an iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting investigation, three major news organizations insisted to a judge on Monday.

FBI must reveal cost of San Bernardino iPhone hack, argue three news organizations

2 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

The San Bernardino iPhone hack story rumbles on, with three news organizations insisting that there is no good reason for the FBI to withhold the cost of accessing the phone. Associated Press, Vice Media and USA Today have asked a US judge to force the FBI to reveal the information, reports the BBC … more… Filed under: Apple

FBI under pressure to reveal the cost of unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone

The media wants to know exactly how much the FBI spent to unlock the notorious iPhone from the San Bernardino case. BBC reports Associated Press, Vice Media and USA Today-owner Gannett have submitted court filings to force the government...Show More Summary

Does your right to keep (digital) secrets weigh up against any crime?

One of the biggest tech stories of 2016 surrounded the case of the San Bernardino shooter, in which the FBI sought Apple’s help to unlock the attacker’s iPhone by creating a backdoor into the company’s mobile OS last spring. And while...Show More Summary

iOS cracking tools reportedly used by FBI released to public

Last year, the FBI ordered Apple to help crack the iPhone 5c owned by Syed Farook, one of the shooters in the 2015 attacks in San Bernardino. Apple refused, and the FBI reportedly worked with Cellebrite, an Israeli firm that specializes in mobile security. Show More Summary

Hacker spills code developed to crack San Bernardino iPhone

3 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

A hacker has released a cache of files allegedly stolen from Israeli mobile phone forensics company Cellebrite — including the hack it reportedly developed for the FBI to help break into older model iPhones. In an interview with Motherboard,...Show More Summary

Hacker uncovers files suggesting Cellebrite used codes from jailbreak tools to defeat iPhone security

Cellebrite, the digital forensics company believed to have helped the FBI break the security of the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, may have repurposed other existing cracking tools used for jailbreaking iPhones, according to a new cache of files allegedly sourced from the security firm.

Hacker claims to have accessed some data from security firm hired by FBI to unlock San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c

3 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

When Apple refused to compromise iOS security last year and unlock the iPhone 5c belonging to the San Bernardino shooter, the FBI turned to an Israeli mobile forensics firm called Cellebrite to find a way in to the encrypted iPhone.Show More Summary

FBI: Hacking tool info could be of use to 'hostile entities'

The FBI on Monday defended its decision to withhold documents on how it unlocked an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters, saying the information could be exploited by "hostile entities" if released to the public.

FBI: Hacking tool info could be of use to 'hostile entities'

The FBI is defending its decision to withhold information on how it unlocked an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters. The Justice Department earlier this month … Click to Continue »

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