Apple bows to Russia’s demands and stores user data locally, report claims The INQUIRERAPPLE COMES ACROSS as a tough no-compromise company in the public eye, refusing to bow down to federal pressure to open access to an iPhone even if it …
Nobody’s Cellphone Is Really That Secure The AtlanticEarlier this week, The New York Times reported that the Russians and the Chinese were eavesdropping on President Donald Trump’s personal cellphone and …
FBI Uses Suspect’s Facial Data to Unlock iPhone FortuneThe FBI compelled a suspect to use Face ID to unlock his iPhone X in a child pornography investigation in Ohio.
Boston HeraldFISA documents reveal FBI collusionBoston HeraldOur media’s valiant efforts to distract us notwithstanding, information continues to seep out that underscores how badly a housecleaning is needed in Washington, D.C.. Last week saw the release of the applications used to obtain warrants from the FISA …and more »
Admin Releases Page DocumentsDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)The New York Times reported that the documents involving former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page were released to the Times and several other media organizations that had filed Freedom of Information Act lawsuits to obtain them. The FBI later posted …and more »
New iOS 11.4.1 feature may protect your iPhone from getting hacked — or cracked by cops USA TODAYYou may need to unlock your passcode-protected iOS device to connect it to a Mac, PC or USB accessory thanks to a new security feature in iOS 11.4.
NPRReport Condemns FBI Violations In 2016 Clinton Probe But Finds No Political BiasNPRThe disclosures about the range of candid political and other opinions that Page traded with Strzok on their official government mobile phones has been an embarrassment for the bureau. In one new message released on Thursday, Page writes to Strzok:.and more »
ZDNetTrump Kim summit: Whatever happens, North Korea-US cyberwar will rage onZDNetApple iPhones, 2015 to the current date: Encrypted mobile devices are a thorn in the side of the FBI. The agency attempted to force Apple to unlock an iPhone belonging to one of the perpetrators involved in the 2015 San Bernardino shooting, without …and more »
New York TimesFBI Used Informant to Investigate Russia Ties to Campaign, Not to Spy, as Trump ClaimsNew York TimesLaw enforcement officials have refused, saying that handing over the documents would imperil both the source’s anonymity and safety. The New York Times has learned the source’s identity but typically does not name informants to preserve their safety.BREAKING: Washington Post identifies ‘secret FBI source’ as a ‘retired American professor’Twitchyall 830 news articles »
Wired News (blog) FBI Can't Crack Android Pattern-Screen Lock Wired News (blog) The bureau claims in federal court documents that forensics experts performed “multiple attempts” to access the contents of a Samsung Exhibit II handset, but failed to unlock the phone.
Week in Apple: Steve Jobs in the government, white MacBooks, and more Ars Technica The FBI released its background check documents on Jobs this week, but that's not all that made our top 10 list.
Sophos unveils their Security Threat Report 2012 IT News Africa Hacktivists sowed chaos by leaking documents and attacking websites of high-profile organizations and even defense contractors. LulzSec dominated headlines in the first half of the year with attacks on Sony, PBS, the US Senate, the CIA, FBI affiliate …