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New FBI Head In San Francisco Was Key Figure In iPhone Hack

Special Agent Jack Bennett was at the FBI’s computer investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia, on a Sunday in March when an outside company showed the bureau how it could hack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. Read more

Apple Reportedly Developing iPhone 8 In Israel

Apple reportedly is using an office in Herzliya, Israel, to develop what one anonymous employee termed the iPhone 8. Read more

AP, Other Media Sue FBI For Details On IPhone Hacking Tool

Washington – The Associated Press and two other news organizations sued the FBI on Friday to learn who the government paid and how much it spent to hack into an iPhone in its investigation into last year’s San Bernardino, California, massacre. Read more

Israeli Government Okayed Sale of Spyware That Exploits iPhones

NSO Group, an Israeli technology company that created spyware that was found being used to compromise a prominent United Arab Emirates activist’s iPhone, had sold the software to an Arab company with the express permission of the Israeli Defense Ministry. Read more

Israeli Company NSO Charges $650000 to Hack 10 iPhones

Israeli company NSO Group Technologies Ltd., which develops sophisticated mobile phone hacking software, capable of extracting information from any mobile device, anywhere, now finds itself the victim of a ‘hack’ of a different kind. Read more

iPhone Spyware Spotlights Israel’s Secretive Surveillance Industry

The discovery of sophisticated spyware to infiltrate and remotely take control of iPhones without leaving a trace has put a spotlight on Israel’s secretive surveillance industry, considered among the world’s most advanced. Read more

The Israelis Behind History’s ‘Most Sophisticated Tracker Program’ That Wormed Into Apple

On August 10, Ahmed Mansoor, a human rights activist in the United Arab Emirates, received a text message that invited him to click on a link that would reveal new information about torture in jails in his country. Mansoor, who had been a repeated target of the regime, grew suspicious and turned over the message to researchers from Citizen Lab. Read more

Apple: No iPhone Is Safe

Apple has issued an urgent update, iOS 9.3.5 , after a group of malware hunters discovered a sophisticated piece of spyware which took advantage of three previously unknown security faults in Apple’s iOS to give hackers complete control over any iPhone. Read more

A Pressing Concern About The Next iPhone

It comes to the next iPhone, it seems that in many ways users will have to do without. Apple’s changing things up and continuing its long war on that most humble gadget component: the button. Read more