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Jan 29, 2015 - 05:15 PM EST — AAPL: 118.90 (+3.59, +3.11%) | NASDAQ: 4683.407 (+45.413, +0.98%)

Tag: government surveillance

  1. Why Edward Snowden won’t use an iPhone: Secret Apple spyware?

    Is Apple’s wildly popular iPhone series hiding spyware, claims…

  2. New Snowden documents show how the Britain’s GCHQ tracked iPhone users

    Previous leaks have revealed specific NSA exploits used to compromise the famously malware-resistant iPhone….

  3. UK prime minister Cameron demands backdoors into messaging apps or he’ll ban them

    Cameron said that if re-elected, he would seek to ban encrypted online messaging apps…

  4. New York prosecutor calls for law to fight Apple data encryption

    Federal and state governments should consider passing laws that forbid iPhones…

  5. Yes, Chinese police openly spy on Chinese citizens’ calls and texts

    Police across China are buying software and equipment to tap mobile phones…

  6. Apple security faces biggest test in 2015

    Apple’s platforms are where the money is, other platforms are where the money isn’t…

  7. Why Apple, Fox News, and Microsoft are suddenly working together

    It’s not every day you see Microsoft and Apple or Fox News and NPR going to bat…

  8. Apple supports Microsoft in U.S. data-privacy dispute

    Some of the world’s largest technology companies, including Apple Inc…

  9. Wyden introduces bill to ban U.S. government-mandated backdoors into Americans’ cellphones and computers

    U.S. government officials have recently proposed to compel companies to build backdoors…

  10. U.S. feds want Apple’s help to defeat encrypted phones, invoke 18th-century All Writs Act

    Newly discovered court documents from two federal criminal cases in New York and California…

  11. U.S. DOJ turns to 225-year-old law to force Apple, Google to unlock password-protected devices

    Prosecutors last month persuaded a federal magistrate to order…

  12. DOJ warns Apple: iPhone encryption will lead to a child dying

    The No. 2 official at the Justice Department recently warned top Apple executives…

  13. U.S. Senate blocks legislation on curbing NSA’s bulk data collection program

    The Senate blocked legislation that would have limited the National Security Agency…

  14. U.S. NSA director makes another visit to Silicon Valley

    Adm. Michael S. Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, said on Monday…

  15. After gaining U.S. government approval, Samsung Knox security for Android found to be ‘completely compromised’

    A software researcher published findings showing that Samsung’s Knox app…

  16. U.S. Government approves Samsung Galaxy devices for classified use

    Samsung Electronics announced its solutions have been approved by the United States government…

  17. China puts Microsoft under official investigation

    Government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four Chinese cities Monday…

  18. Cook, Zuckerberg, Mayer, other tech CEOs ask U.S. Senate to restrict U.S. spying

    A group of prominent technology company CEOs, including the most prominent, Apple CEO Tim Cook…

  19. Tim Cook likely to be asked to testify at NSA case in Germany

    German lawmakers may call the heads of the largest U.S. technology companies…

  20. How the NSA tapped AT&T’s network

    In 2002, an AT&T technician named Mark Klein discovered that the National Security Agency had installed a secret monitoring facility…

  21. U.S. House passes bill to curb NSA data collection programs

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted to curb some National Security Agency powers…

  22. U.S. House passes bill to curb NSA’s data collection programs; Apple opposes over ‘unacceptable loophole ‘

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted to curb some National Security Agency powers…

  23. GotoFail lives? Hackers claim compromise of Apple’s iCloud and Activation Lock, possibly via SSL bug

    This is either a beginner’s mistake or it was done on purpose. Intelligence agencies like the NSA can thus easily intercept all communication via iCloud…

  24. Apple to government authorities: ‘Show warrant to get data’

    Apple will let its customers know if a government or law enforcement agency has requested information…

  25. Apple, others to defy U.S. government authorities, notify customers of secret data demands

    U.S. tech companies will ignore the instructions stamped on the fronts of subpoenas…

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