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  1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. The U.S. Supreme Court must understand that cellphones aren’t voluntary

    You may not realize it, but the cell phone in your pocket creates a time-stamped map of everywhere you go…

  4. U.S. Supreme court cellphone warrant case puts free speech – not just privacy – at risk

    On Wednesday, the supreme court will consider whether the government must obtain a warrant…

  5. Apple’s iPhone X brings face recognition (and fears) to the masses

    Apple will let you unlock the iPhone X with your face…

  6. Apple sued for patent infringement by a Native American tribe seeking royalty payments from iPad sales

    The MEC lawsuit appears to be using Native American legal rights to avoid having the US Patent Office perform an “inter partes review” that…

  7. Why iPhone X’s Face ID facial recognition is cool and creepy

    Despite Bloomberg’s headline, there’s nothing creepy about Apple’s Face ID. Apple Face ID is facial recognition done right…

  8. Apple: Just squeeze the iPhone X if you’re forced into a Face ID unlock

    Apple has given the iPhone X an emergency feature that users can trigger if they’re forced…

  9. Gripping buttons on both sides of iPhone X disables Face ID

    Apple software chief Craig Federighi has revealed that Face ID unlock on the new iPhone X…

  10. Police: Apple’s new Face ID technology will make it harder for authorities to bypass enhanced security

    Apple’s new security features will make it harder for local police to retrieve digital evidence…

  11. Apple’s ‘cop button’ won’t keep your iPhone safe from the police

    An upcoming feature in iOS 11 might let you disable Touch ID so your device can’t be unlocked…

  12. Apple, other tech companies ask Supreme Court to block warrantless cellphone tracking

    In a legal brief filed last night, Apple and a group of several high-profile technology companies…

  13. Florida man sentenced to 180 days in jail for not divulging his iPhone passcode

    Hollywood man must serve 180 days in jail for refusing to give up his iPhone password to police…

  14. Florida judge orders reality TV actress to unlock Apple iPhone in ‘sextortion’ case

    A reality TV actress accused in an extortion case involving sex videos must give up her iPhone password…

  15. Miami sextortion case asks if a suspect can be forced to hand over Apple iPhone password

    Next week, a local judge in Miami-Dade County, Florida, is expected to issue a key ruling…

  16. U.S. to disclose estimate of number of American citizens under surveillance

    The U.S. intelligence community will soon disclose an estimate of the number of Americans whose electronic communications have been…

  17. 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…

  18. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

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

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

  21. 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…

  22. U.S. court: Government doesn’t need warrant to access cellphone records to track location data

    When law enforcement asks a company for cellphone records to track location data in an investigation, is that a search under the Fourth Amendment?

  23. 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…

  24. U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Rand Paul introduce bipartisan bill to block expansion of FBI hacking authority

    U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., today introduced the Stopping Mass Hacking (SMH) Act to protect millions of law-abiding Americans…

  25. 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…

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