Questions Linger After US Hacks iPhone, Ends Legal Battle

The extraordinary legal fight pitting the Obama administration against technology giant Apple Inc. ended unexpectedly after the FBI said it used a mysterious method without Apple’s help to hack into a California mass shooter’s iPhone. Read more

Anyone Can Access Sensitive Info on Your iPhone Without Even Unlocking It

Apple refused to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone for the FBI, but the Bureau might be interested to learn that there’s some seriously sensitive information that can be accessed on an iPhone without even having to unlock it. Read more

Israeli Company Helping FBI Crack iPhone Security

The FBI has been reportedly using the services of the Israeli-based company Cellebrite in its effort to break the protection on a terrorist’s locked iPhone, according to experts in the field familiar with the case. Read more

Washington – FBI: Might Be A Way To Unlock San Bernardino Attacker iPhone

Washington – In a stunning disclosure, federal authorities said Monday that they may have found a way to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino attack, a development that could make Apple’s forced cooperation unnecessary. Read more

How The Jennifer Lawrence Nude Picture Hack Really Went Down

In early September 2014, Apple was preparing to announce a massive iPhone upgrade: bigger iPhones than anything it launched before. Read more

Facebook, Google and WhatsApp Plan To Increase Encryption of User Data

Silicon Valley’s leading companies  including Facebook, Google and Snapchat  are working on their own increased privacy technology as Apple fights the US government over encryption, the Guardian has learned. Read more

FBI ‘Could Force Apple To Hand Over Private Key’

If Apple doesn’t comply with the court order requiring it to weaken the security on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, it may be asked to hand over the source code to the entire operating system instead, the Department of Justice has implied. Read more

Florida Sheriff Grady Judd Threatens To Lock Up Apple CEO Tim Cook

WINTER HAVEN – A Central Florida sheriff has a message for Apple’s CEO: You’d better be ready to unlock the iPhone, should it ever be needed here. Read more

Edward Snowden: FBI’s Claim It Can’t Unlock The San Bernardino iPhone Is ‘Bullshit’

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower whose NSA revelations sparked a debate on mass surveillance, has waded into the arguments over the FBI’s attempt to force Apple to help it unlock the iPhone 5C of one of the San Bernardino shooters. Read more

Prosecutor: iPhone Could ID Unknown San Bernardino Attacker

Los Angeles – Information contained in an encrypted iPhone could help finally answer whether there was a third assailant in the San Bernardino terror attack that killed 14 people, according to court papers filed by the county’s district attorney. Read more