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Cellebrite says it can pull data from any iOS device ever made

06/15/2019, 09:01:00 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Israeli mobile device forensics company Cellebrite proclaimed on Friday that it can break into any iOS device, including those running iOS 12.3.

Tim Cook to appear on CNBC's 'Mad Money with Jim Cramer' for third consecutive spring

05/03/2017, 01:46:50 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple CEO Tim Cook will take to "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" Wednesday evening on CNBC to discuss Apple's latest earnings, and the future of Apple.

AppleInsider podcast talks iPhone SE launch, stackable Smart Connectors, OLED iPhones & more

04/01/2016, 09:01:00 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

This week on the Appleinsider podcast, Mikey and Victor talk about the FBI cracking the iPhone on their own, what's inside Apple's new 4-inch iPhone SE, what form a 2017 iPhone might take, and much more.

FBI complains it can't break encryption on phone used by San Bernardino terrorists

02/11/2016, 10:11:41 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

FBI technicians have been trying and failing to break the encryption of a phone used by the couple who killed 14 people in a terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. in December, according to FBI Director James Comey.

Proposed bill would ban US states from mandating backdoors in encryption

02/10/2016, 09:31:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A bipartisan bill introduced to the U.S. House of Represenatives on Wednesday would bar individual states and localities from requiring backdoors in encryption, something often demanded by law enforcement officials and intelligence agencies.

AT&T CEO says US encryption policy is up to Congress, not Apple

01/21/2016, 05:09:32 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

US government policies on device encryption should be decided by the public and Congress, not companies like Apple, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said in an interview at the World Economic Forum being held this week in Davos, Switzerland.

New York state considers bill mandating backdoors in smartphone encryption

01/13/2016, 05:09:46 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A bill up for consideration by the New York state assembly would force Apple and other smartphone makers to ensure their products can be decrypted for the sake of law enforcement.

Tim Cook pushes for strong encryption at White House summit

01/12/2016, 11:05:03 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As expected, Apple CEO Tim Cook urged White House and government officials to come to terms with strong encryption practices that protect consumer data, at one point saying such intentions should be stated publicly.

Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton says Apple's Tim Cook 'omitted critical facts' in encryption stance

12/21/2015, 01:47:02 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

In a statement issued on Monday, U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, criticized Tim Cook for his defense of strong encryption during a 60 Minutes interview, claiming that the Apple CEO had "omitted critical facts."

Another security manual recommends using Apple iMessage: this time, ISIS

11/21/2015, 05:08:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

An operations security manual developed to advise journalists and political activists on how to protect their identities is now being distributed by supporters of Islamic State terrorists. One of its recommendations is to use Apple's securely encrypted iMessage service.

ACLU: Google is embarrassed by Android security, isn't protecting vulnerable users like Apple's iOS

11/04/2015, 03:44:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The difference between encryption and security on iOS and Android isn't just a technical issue but a "digital security divide," according to the principal technologist for the American Civil Liberties Union. That's because Apple secures its devices while Google leaves Android open to data collection and surveillance.

Apple updates privacy minisite, says iOS 9 News personalization delinked from Apple ID

09/29/2015, 10:22:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Tuesday updated its privacy minisite, spelling out things like its policy on encryption and changes related to iOS 9, such as the way it targets stories and advertising in its News app.

Argument over strong encryption reaches boiling point as Apple, Microsoft rebuff court orders for data access

09/07/2015, 06:10:02 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A long-running debate concerning recent advances in consumer data encryption came to a head this summer when Apple rebuffed a Justice Department court order demanding access to iMessage transcripts, causing some in the law enforcement community to call for legal action against the company.

Prosecutors press on with 'think of the children' campaign against encryption in iOS, Android

08/12/2015, 09:39:10 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Law enforcement officials have continued to make their caseagainst the new, heftier encryption introduced last year by Apple and Google for their respective mobile operating systems, charging once again that the changes are standing in the way of capturing murderers, pedophiles, sex traffickers, and terrorists.

Apple could be held liable for supporting terrorism with strong iOS encryption, experts theorize

07/30/2015, 11:07:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A legal blog caused a bit of a stir on Thursday when it proposed Apple, along with other tech companies fielding communications services protected by strong encryption methods, might be held liable of providing material support to a suspected terrorist.

US law enforcement officials to argue for encryption backdoors before Congress

07/08/2015, 09:53:43 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Later on Wednesday, two key U.S. law enforcement officials will testify in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to argue in support of backdoors in various consumer encryption platforms, a report said.

Apple, other tech companies ask Obama to reject proposals for software backdoors

05/19/2015, 12:06:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a letter to be delivered to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, Apple is among a group of signatories requesting the White House reject incoming government proposals that would modify current policies to allow law enforcement access to encrypted user data.

CIA has waged 'secret campaign' to crack Apple's iOS security - report

03/10/2015, 07:59:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Classified documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that the Central Intelligence Agency has been engaged in a multi-year coordinated effort to crack the security of Apple's iOS platform, which powers and protects the iPhone and iPad.

DOJ: A child will die due to Apple's iOS 8 encryption tech

11/19/2014, 09:00:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

During a closed-door meeting in October, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told Apple its recently implemented iMessage encryption technology will one day result in a dead child, according to a report published Wednesday.

FBI director continues crusade against Apple's encryption of iPhone data

10/13/2014, 10:55:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

James Comey, director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, has once again slammed Apple's iPhone and devices running Android that can hold secure, encrypted data that is inaccessible by law enforcement, saying that such capabilities allow users to "place themselves beyond the law."

U.S. Attorney General voices concern over Apple's iOS 8 security features

09/30/2014, 08:16:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Attorney General Eric Holder is the latest government official to come down on new mobile OS security features from Apple and Google that make unlocking a smartphone nearly impossible, even for law enforcement agencies.

FBI director says iOS and Android privacy features put users 'above the law'

09/25/2014, 05:38:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

FBI Director James Comey on Thursday responded to the latest attempts from Apple and Google to lock down their respective mobile operating systems, saying he is "very concerned" that the new systems limit or prohibit deemed lawful government access.

US DEA upset it can't break Apple's iMessage encryption

04/04/2013, 08:44:32 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Officials with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are reportedly frustrated that they cannot crack Apple's iMessage encryption to listen in on suspects.

FBI issues warning to smartphone users regarding Android malware

10/15/2012, 02:44:00 PM, Posted By Slash Lane

The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center has issued a warning alerting users about malware that targets the Android mobile operating system.

Hackers access Apple server with small amount of survey data

07/04/2011, 09:30:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

A group of hackers this weekend posted a list of 27 usernames and passwords culled from surveys hosted on an Apple Business Intelligence website.