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Apple vs FBI


Apple dropped the plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained

January 22, 2020 10:56 am

Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations.

Apple served search warrant for Texas church shooter's iPhone SE access

November 20, 2017 1:21 pm

Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, the media reported.

FBI unable to unlock Texas church shooting accused Devin Kelly's iPhone

November 09, 2017 1:53 pm

The Texas church massacre is providing a familiar frustration for law enforcement: FBI agents are unable to unlock the gunman's encrypted iPhone.

Court allows FBI to keep iPhone hacking information secret

October 03, 2017 2:43 pm

A US court has allowed the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to keep secret the information regarding the tool that was used to hack iPhone 5C used by terrorist Syed Farook who killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, in December 2015.

Apple encryption row: FBI paid $900,000 to hack into San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

May 06, 2017 10:01 am

The the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked Apple iPhone of a gunman in the San Bernardino shootings in California.

FBI: Hacking tool info could be of use to 'hostile entities'

January 31, 2017 2:24 pm

The media organizations sued in September to learn how much the FBI paid and who it hired to break into the phone of Farook.

Strong encryption a major challenge for enforcement agencies: Govt

May 06, 2016 7:58 pm

Strong encryption technology to secure data and communications in smartphones is a challenge for law enforcement agencies

FBI paid under $1 million to unlock San Bernardino iPhone: Report

April 29, 2016 10:46 am

FBI paid under $1 million for the technique used to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters

FBI says it won't disclose how it accessed locked iPhone

April 28, 2016 12:29 pm

FBI says it lacks enough technical information about the software vulnerability that was exploited

US Justice Department withdraws New York iPhone unlocking case

April 23, 2016 7:51 pm

US Justice Department has withdrawn a request to force Apple to reveal data from a cellphone linked to a New York drug case