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Tag: Edward Snowden

  1. Edward Snowden: No matter what, do not use Google’s new Allo messenger app

    Google has received much criticism for changes it made to Allo upon its release…

  2. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

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

  3. 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…

  4. After calling for less security in Apple iPhone case, feckless FBI calls for more security as two state voter databases hacked

    The FBI has uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. FBI Director Comey calls for national talk over encryption vs. safety

    The FBI’s director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes…

  8. Snowden designs a device to warn if your iPhone’s radios are snitching

    When Edward Snowden met with reporters in a Hong Kong hotel room to spill the NSA’s secrets…

  9. Facebook begins tracking non-users around the internet

    Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network…

  10. 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…

  11. Wikileaks warned Apple that iTunes could be used as a backdoor for spies – back in 2011

    Featured is Lady Gaga interviewing Assange with a small camera…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. FBI paid under $1 million for iPhone hack; doesn’t know how it works

    The FBI paid under $1 million for the technique used to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters…

  17. FBI plans to keep Apple iPhone 5c-hacking method secret

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn’t plan to tell Apple Inc. how it cracked a terrorist’s phone…

  18. U.S. drops bid to force Apple to help unlock iPhone in Brooklyn after source provided passcode

    The U.S. government said it no longer needs Apple Inc.’s help to get into an iPhone used by a drug dealer…

  19. FBI’s Comey says agency paid more than $1 million to access San Bernadino iPhone

    FBI Director James Comey hinted at an event in London on Thursday that the FBI paid more than $1 million…

  20. Apple refused China access to source code

    Apple has refused demands by China to hand over source code, the company’s attorney said…

  21. Data from San Bernardino phone has helped in probe, U.S. law enforcement officials claim

    Hacking the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone has produced data the FBI didn’t have before and has helped…

  22. Apple, FBI return to Congress to spar over encryption

    Apple has been asked by Chinese authorities within the last two years to hand over its source code but refused to do so…

  23. John McAfee: Professional hackers did not unlock Islamic terrorist’s iPhone, Cellebrite helped the FBI

    Now that the FBI has cracked into the San Bernardino iPhone, a new debate has been raised over who helped them…

  24. Apple’s fight against U.S. government overreach rages on in Brooklyn

    The tug-of-war between Apple Inc. and the FBI over encryption shows no signs of easing as the company reiterated its reasons…

  25. FBI requests warrant to unlock iPhone 5c connected to California murder investigation

    The FBI plans to work with its own San Diego Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory to obtain data from a seized iPhone 5c…

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