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The FBI reportedly paid professional hackers a one-time fee for a previously unknown vulnerability that allowed the agency to unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.
The ACLU is pushing for more transparency in the government's use of the All Writs Act to compel Apple and Google to unlock smartphones for law enforcement.
President Barack Obama's administration won't support legislation to force device makers to help law enforcement agencies defeat encryption, according to a news report.
The FBI has promised to help local law enforcement authorities crack encrypted devices, in a letter that refers to the federal agency’s success in accessing the data on an iPhone 5c running iOS 9 that was used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists.
Criticism is mounting as the agency is reportedly trying its iPhone cracking method on more devices.
Not just one phone: The ACLU has compiled a map of every state where tech companies are being compelled to hack a mobile device in the name of the All Writs Act.
A judge in California vacated on Tuesday an earlier order asking Apple to assist the FBI in cracking the passcode of an iPhone 5c running iOS 9 that was used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists.
The FBI hack of an iPhone 5c running iOS 9 may have left the device just a little bit insecure in the eyes of some users, as the agency has not provided details of how it was able to access data on the phone used by the San Bernardino terrorist.
The U.S. Government has managed to access the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, bypassing a passcode that had the Federal Bureau of Investigation stymied for several weeks.
The damned fool who shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel also, some historians believe, wanted to set himself up as the Emperor of Mexico. Coded dispatches led to his downfall, but not conviction.
A lawsuit filed by drivers against Lyft may not address the key and contentious issue of whether the drivers should be reclassified as employees with all the attendant benefits.
A third jury trial in a patent dispute between Samsung Electronics and Apple in a court in California has been postponed, pending a review by the Supreme Court of the principle for the award of damages for infringement of design patents.
The government will still want companies to build encryption workarounds, even though the FBI may have a way to crack into an iPhone used in a high-profile mass shooting case.
The FBI now says it doesn't need any help from Apple to get into the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone—shocking Apple, and raising a lot of new questions.
The FBI says it may have discovered a way to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino mass shooters, and the agency has asked a judge to postpone a court hearing in the matter that was scheduled for Tuesday.