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
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 Fast forward to to present day, however, and President Trump has seemingly rescinded his call for boycott and switched to using an iPhone… more… Filed under: Apple
It’s not clear if this relates to the San Bernardino case.
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
After the Apple-FBI battle last year, the company decides to hire security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski.
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
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 -- 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.
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
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)
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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 »