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  1. More proof that iPhone backdoors are a stupid idea: Massive cache of law enforcement personnel data leaks

    A data breach at a federally funded active shooter training center has exposed the personal data of thousands of US law enforcement officials…

  2. Apple highlights user privacy as Facebook exec steps down

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook takes every opportunity to highlight his company’s commitment to privacy…

  3. Apple to undercut GrayShift, Cellebrite tools for cracking iPhones

    Apple Inc said on Wednesday it will change its iPhone settings to undercut the most popular means…

  4. Bipartisan ‘Secure Data Act’ would make it illegal for U.S. government to demand backdoors

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  5. Apple’s iOS 11.4 update with ‘USB Restricted Mode’ may defeat GrayKey, Cellebrite forensic tools

    The iOS 11.4 beta contains a new feature called USB Restricted Mode, designed to defeat physical data access…

  6. Social Engineering: Beware of ‘tech support’ scams

    It begins with a simple phone call. A scratchy voice, often sounding distant and foreign…

  7. GrayKey box can guess a six-digit iPhone password in 11 hours on average

    Law enforcement agencies have a new iPhone cracking tool that works with all modern iPhones…

  8. Police around the U.S. can now unlock iPhones

    Law enforcement agencies across the country have purchased GrayKey, a relatively cheap tool for bypassing the encryption on iPhones…

  9. Law enforcement uses ‘GrayKey’ box to unlock iPhones

    In 2017, a company by the name of ‘Grayshift’ created a device called ‘GrayKey’ that successfully unlocked iPhones…

  10. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  11. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  12. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  13. Microsoft held back free fix that could’ve contained the devastating WannaCry Windows PC epidemic

    Microsoft held back from distributing a free repair for old versions of its software that could have slowed last week’s devastating ransomware attack…

  14. The Microsoft Tax: How to avoid the WannaCry virus if you’re slumming it with Windows on your Mac

    The worm/virus combination could hit a Mac user with a Boot Camp partition or Windows virtual machines…

  15. Microsoft faulted over massive ransomware cyberattack

    There’s a blame game brewing over who’s responsible for the massive cyberattack…

  16. North Korea thought to be behind worldwide cyber attack on Windows PCs

    A hacking group linked to North Korea is thought to be behind the cyber attack…

  17. Tim Cook’s refusal to create iPhone backdoor for FBI vindicated by ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack on Windows PCs

    The proliferation of the WannaCry ransomware last week unequivocally justifies Apple’s steadfast refusal to help the FBI…

  18. The Microsoft Tax: Rapidly replicating Windows PC worm spreads as experts try to limit damage; Macintosh unaffected

    Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they’re victims…

  19. The Microsoft Tax: Leaked NSA malware hijacks Windows PCs worldwide; Macintosh unaffected

    In mid-April, an arsenal of powerful software tools apparently designed by the NSA…

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