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  1. Apple vs. GrayKey: Leaked emails expose the fight for your iPhone privacy

    In the fight over digital privacy, Apple is forever adding layer on layer of security to its iPhones….

  2. Why Google owes the European Union $5 billion

    After the better part of three years’ investigation, the European Union has announced…

  3. 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…

  4. The NSA’s hidden spy hubs revealed in eight U.S. cities

    The secrets are hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers and fortress-like concrete structures…

  5. Cops are confident Grayshift iPhone hackers already have a workaround to Apple’s new iOS security feature

    Apple confirmed to The New York Times Wednesday it was going to introduce a new security feature…

  6. Apple punches back at Grayshift, maker of the GrayKey iPhone-hacking box

    At a conference of law-enforcement forensics officials last week, someone asked David Miles what would happen if Apple…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

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

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  10. 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…

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

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

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

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

    The emerging Cambridge Analytica/Facebook affair…

  18. The problem isn’t Cambridge Analytica: It’s Facebook

    Cambridge Analytica garnered headlines across the world on Friday as Facebook formally suspended the company…

  19. It’s past time for you to STOP USING FACEBOOK

    Facebook’s past two years have been all about ethical and technological crises that hurt users most of all…

  20. Delete your Facebook: The only way to win the social game is not to play

    Facebook has been caught allowing the personal data of fifty million users — 50,000,000 — get siphoned off by political data company Cambrige Analytica…

  21. 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…

  22. How you access the super creepy data that Facebook has on you

    Don’t be fooled by the ‘bring the world closer together’ motto: if Facebook’s here, it’s only to make money by selling ads…

  23. Facebook asks users: Should we allow men to ask children for sexual images?

    Facebook whether pedophiles requesting sexual pictures from children should be allowed on its website…

  24. 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…

  25. Study: Facebook is for old people

    Facebook lost 2.8 million users under the age of 25 last year…

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