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  1. Your iPhone’s six-digit pass code is no longer safe

    iPhones protected by a six-digit pass code may no longer be safe thanks to a cheap tool…

  2. Facebook’s surveillance machine

    Facebook’s business model involves having people go to the site for social interaction, only to be quietly subjected to an enormous level of surveillance…

  3. Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg AWOL from Facebook’s damage control session

    Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg declined to face his employees on Tuesday to explain…

  4. U.S. FTC reportedly probing Facebook’s abuse of personal data as UK summons Zuckerberg for questioning

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether the use of personal data from 50 million Facebook users…

  5. Yet another Facebook debacle means it’s time for an Apple social network

    The emerging Cambridge Analytica/Facebook affair…

  6. Cellebrite: We keep iPhone exploits secret for the public’s safety

    Earlier this week, Forbes learned that Israel-based U.S. government contractor Cellebrite was touting…

  7. The U.S. government can now (probably) unlock every iPhone model in existence

    In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement…

  8. Six U.S. intelligence agencies warn against using Chinese phones from Huawei

    All six indicated they would not recommend private citizens use products from the Chinese companies…

  9. FBI agent texts criticize Apple: ‘Now if Tim Cook would fall off the face of the earth’

    The messages are between Peter Strzok, an FBI counterintelligence agent, and Lisa Page, a lawyer for the FBI, who were involved in an extramarital affair at the time…

  10. U.S. feds now want to search Apple Watch

    In at least one federal case, the government has sought to search an Apple Watch…

  11. Apple joins group of companies supporting Google in resisting FBI email warrant

    Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Cisco have filed an amicus brief supporting Google…

  12. 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…

  13. Obama administration wants FBI access to people’s Internet browser history without a warrant

    The Obama administration is seeking to amend surveillance law to give the FBI explicit authority to access a person’s Internet browser history…

  14. 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…

  15. There’s this little fly in the Apple upgrade ointment

    There once was a time when OS X came on DVDs for sale at the Apple Store and we Mac lovers…

  16. 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…

  17. Apple refused China access to source code

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

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

  21. 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…

  22. 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…

  23. Boston judge ordered Apple to give FBI iPhone data in gang case

    A federal judge in Boston ordered Apple to help the FBI access information on a suspect’s locked iPhone…

  24. Apple won’t sue FBI to reveal hack used to unlock Islamic terrorist’s iPhone

    Apple will not pursue legal action against the US government to discover how federal agents broke into an iPhone…

  25. U.S. government to continue effort to force Apple to unlock iPhone in Brooklyn

    The U.S. Justice Department on Friday said it will move ahead with an appeal of a court ruling…

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