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Tag: CIA

  1. New WikiLeaks Vault 7 ‘Dark Matter’ leak claims CIA bugs ‘factory fresh’ iPhones, infects Mac firmware

    A new WikiLeaks Vault 7 leak, “Dark Matter,” claims that the United States of America’s Central Intelligence Agency…

  2. WikiLeaks to give Apple, Google, others 90-day deadline to fix flaws revealed in ‘Vault 7’

    WikiLeaks promise to give tech companies access to exploits in their systems before being made public…

  3. What WikiLeaks’ CIA data dump tells us: Encryption works

    If the tech industry is drawing one lesson from the latest WikiLeaks disclosures…

  4. Julian Assange says WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with tech companies

    WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools…

  5. Apple working to close remaining CIA exploits exposed by WikiLeaks, but difficulties remain

    Just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, mobile phones belonging to executives on Apple…

  6. WikiLeaks raises prospect of teaming with tech giants, including Apple, to thwart CIA hacker-spies

    The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks raised the prospect Wednesday of sharing sensitive details…

  7. FBI’s James Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’

    All of us have a reasonable expectation of privacy in our homes, in our cars, and in our devices. But…

  8. Apple: Many of the iOS vulnerabilities in Wikileaks’ CIA data dump are already patched

    Wikileaks today published a trove of documents, allegedly taken from the CIA..

  9. WikiLeaks reveals CIA’s global covert hacking program targeting Apple iPhone, Google Android, Microsoft Windows and even Samsung TVs

    Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency…

  10. New Apple Report suggests governments everywhere are demanding customer data

    Apple has published the latest edition of its biannual report on Government Information Requests…

  11. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  12. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  13. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  14. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  15. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  16. Apple rehires prominent security pro to deliver even more powerful security features

    Apple Inc , which has resisted pressure from U.S. law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones…

  17. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  18. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

  19. U.S. government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

    As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone…

  20. U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu says strong encryption without backdoors is a ‘national security priority’

    Ted Lieu is one of the few bona fide computer geeks in Congress…

  21. Apple demands delay in NY iPhone case: Company wants to test FBI hack in San Bernardino terrorist iPhone case

    Apple last week asked a federal magistrate in New York to extend a court filing deadline…

  22. FBI vs. Apple isn’t over; Fourth Amendment issues remain

    The FBI and Apple reached a cease-fire last week, but it can’t last…

  23. Apple says it may not be needed to unlock New York drug dealer’s iPhone

    Apple Inc. said it may not be needed to help unlock an iPhone connected to a drug case in New York…

  24. Zdziarski’s take on the FBI’s ‘alternative’ method

    FBI acknowledged today that there ‘appears’ to be an alternative way into Farook’s iPhone 5c…

  25. FBI may be required to hand over Apple iPhone hacking secrets

    Any new method the bureau uses to hack into iPhones may be short-lived as it may be obligated to give Apple the details so the company can fix the security gap…

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