San Bernardino

Apple vs FBI

FBI Barely Tried to Hack San Bernardino iPhone Before Going to Court With Apple

A new report by the Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General found that the FBI could have done more before going to court and arguing it needed Apple's help to unlock an alleged terrorist's phone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.27.18
the woz

Steve Wozniak’s US Festival Predicted the Melding of Tech and Music

The US Festival, held in 1982 and 1983, was the kind of music happening where you could watch bands on giant screens while grabbing some shade under a satellite dish.
Ernie Smith
5.17.17
ISIS

Mathematical Models Suggest New Ways of Targeting Pro-ISIS Groups Online

To break up large pro-ISIS groups, agencies should start small.
Michael Byrne
6.16.16
Apple

Cops Are Now Paying to Hack into Crime Victims' iPhones Too

Without Apple’s help, LA cops found a way into the phone of actor Michael Jace’s murdered wife.
Janus Kopfstein
5.5.16
Apple

The FBI Wants Backdoors Because Hacking Is Hard

The Bureau is getting big bucks to fight encryption, but complains it can’t compete in the hacking department.
Janus Kopfstein
4.20.16
iPhone

This Video Shows How The FBI Might Be Trying To Unlock the San Bernardino iPhone

A forensic expert has proven that it’s possible to unlock the phone using a technique that allows for unlimited passcode attempts.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.28.16
Apple

Apple's Software Chief Denies Creating an iPhone Backdoor for Any Government

Apple says it has never agreed to any demand to change its technology—especially from China.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.16.16
FBI

The FBI Filed Its Response to Apple’s Resistance to Backdooring the iPhone

"Reply in Support of the Government’s Motion to Compel and Opposition to Apple Inc.’s Motion to Vacate."
Sarah Jeong
3.10.16
News

FBI Says Apple Will Need to Make Sure Hackers Don’t Steal an iPhone Backdoor

FBI Director James Comey dismisses concerns that the software he’s asking Apple to create could be stolen and misused by hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.1.16
News

FBI Admits It Was a 'Mistake' to Reset San Bernardino Shooter's iCloud Password

FBI Director James Comey admitted “a mistake was made,” but also said it would have still asked Apple to help unlock the shooter’s iPhone.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.1.16
Apple

Judge James Orenstein Has Something to Say

The encryption movement's new hero is standing up to law enforcement's push for an iPhone backdoor.
Sarah Jeong
3.1.16
iPhone

If Apple Creates an iPhone Backdoor, It Immediately Becomes a Hacking Target

Why Apple doesn’t want to create a “hacking department” for the FBI.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.27.16
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