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Cellebrite probably wasn’t the brains behind FBI’s iPhone hack

The FBI signed a $ 15,000 contract with Israeli-tech firm Cellebrite to crack the iPhone 5c at the heart of the San Bernardino shooting investigation. However, according to a new report, Cellebrite may not have been the ones who successfully hacked the smartphone, after all. Instead, the Feds reportedly broke into the iPhone 5c with the aid of […]

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Fighting Apple was FBI’s biggest PR disaster in history

The FBI’s case against Apple may be over, but the repercussions involved in this battle sure aren’t. Apple has already made clear its belief that this particular case should never have been brought, and now activist group Fight for the Future — which has played a vocal role in this ongoing story — claims that […]

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Can FBI’s method open iPhone? Apple wants to wait and see

The FBI aren’t the only people interested in postponing court proceedings this week — Apple just requested a hold in its ongoing case in Brooklyn over a criminal’s locked phone. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein has already ruled in Apple’s favor, saying that the government could not compel the company to breach its own software. But […]

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John McAfee: Apple won’t like FBI’s iPhone ‘universal master key’

Cybersecurity legend John McAfee has denied suggestions that he’s helping the FBI to crack the iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case, but hinted that he knows which party is involved. And, according to McAfee, it’s not good news for Apple. “Apple and Tim Cook are not going to be happy with […]

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