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  1. San Francisco bans city use of facial-recognition tech tools

    Concerned that some new surveillance technologies may be too intrusive…

  2. Cops told ‘don’t look’ at Apple’s X-class iPhones to avoid Face ID lockout

    As Apple continues to update its iPhones with new security features…

  3. Apple to launch a dedicated web portal for law enforcement requests

    Apple ensures that it has never created a backdoor or master key to any of its products or services, and never will…

  4. 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…

  5. Apple admits logging iMessage metadata and sharing it with law enforcement

    Because iMessage is encrypted end-to-end, Apple does not have access to the contents of those communications…

  6. ‘Driving While Black’ iPhone app gives U.S. motorists tips for police stops

    A ‘Driving While Black’ smartphone application is set for release this month…

  7. Creator of iCloud hacker tool: I would have warned Apple if they properly rewarded researchers

    A bug bounty program might have saved Apple a lot of pain…

  8. The police tool that hackers use to steal nude photos from Apple’s iCloud

    As nude celebrity photos spilled onto the web over the weekend…

  9. Elcomsoft forensic tool snags iCloud backups without an Apple ID; only works under certain conditions

    Moscow-based Elcomsoft has developed a tool to collect iCloud backup files…

  10. U.S. Feds launch predator app on Apple’s iTunes App Store to catch child sex criminals

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Thursday that it has launched…

  11. U.S. officials call on Apple, other mobile device makers to help stop smartphone theft

    San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman…

  12. Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung pressed to combat smartphone theft

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is pushing makers of handsets…

  13. Apple can and will bypass your password if necessary

    According to recent reports, Apple can hack into your iPhone…

  14. Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

    Apple receives so many police demands to decrypt seized iPhones that it has created…

  15. iTheft busters: NYPD forms dedicated team to catch iPhone and iPad thieves

    The theft of Apple devices is so rampant in New York that a team of cops…