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Someone Is Trying to Extort iPhone Crackers GrayShift With Leaked Code

Last week an unknown party started to publish code snippets from iPhone unlocking tool GrayKey. To stop, the extortionists are demanding 2 bitcoin, but they may not have more code to offer.
Joseph Cox
a day ago
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The Cat-and-Mouse Game Between Apple and the Manufacturer of an iPhone Unlocking Tool

The confusion over a security feature in the iOS 11.3 beta shows Apple might be trying to hinder GrayKey, the popular iPhone-unlocking device for cops.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Joseph Cox
4.18.18
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Phone Crackers

Stop Using 6-Digit iPhone Passcodes

Now that police agents can allegedly crack iPhones protected with passcodes made of six numbers, it’s time to use longer, harder to guess and crack alphanumeric passphrases.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.16.18
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Lawmakers Call FBI's 'Going Dark' Narrative 'Highly Questionable' After Motherboard Shows Cops Can Easily Hack iPhones

US lawmakers have asked FBI Director Christopher Wray to answer questions around phone unlocking technology, after Motherboard found agencies have bought tools to crack iPhones.
Joseph Cox
4.14.18
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FBI Refuses to Say Whether It Bought iPhone Unlocking Tech 'GrayKey'

Motherboard found that federal and more local law enforcement agencies have bought tech to unlock up to date iPhones. But the FBI, which is pushing for backdoors, refuses to say whether it has also purchased the equipment.
Joseph Cox
4.12.18
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Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show

A Motherboard investigation has found that law enforcement agencies across the country have purchased GrayKey, a relatively cheap tool for bypassing the encryption on iPhones, while the FBI pushes again for encryption backdoors.
Joseph Cox
4.12.18
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The DEA Says It Wants that New iPhone Unlocking Tool ‘GrayKey’

After sourcing Cellebrite’s Apple unlocking service a number of years ago, the DEA is now looking to buy an iOS 11 cracking product from Grayshift.
Joseph Cox
3.28.18
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State Department Seemingly Buys $15,000 iPhone Cracking Tech GrayKey

As the FBI pushes once again for backdoors in consumer encryption products, the State Department is apparently taking advantage of a $50 per iPhone unlocking product from Grayshift, a company with an ex-Apple engineer on its staff.
Joseph Cox
3.24.18
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Documents Prove Local Cops Have Bought Cheap iPhone Cracking Tech

GrayShift is a new lawful access company, with an ex-Apple engineer on its staff, that promises to break into the latest iPhones. At least one local police department has already signed up to its GrayKey service.
Joseph Cox
3.9.18
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Turns Out Banks Use Cellebrite Phone Cracking Tech Too

It's not just the cops.
Joseph Cox
1.18.17
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Here Are the Terms for Cellebrite's iPhone Unlocking Service

Cellebrite's in-house unit can unlock select iOS devices up to version 9.3.2, the company says.
Joseph Cox
1.17.17
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Cellebrite Sold Phone Hacking Tech to Repressive Regimes, Data Suggests

Data stolen from infamous Israeli company suggests it sold products to countries such as Turkey, UAE and Russia.
Joseph Cox
1.12.17