Syed Farook

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
Hacking

FBI Director: We Paid More Than $1.2 Million for San Bernardino iPhone Hack

The pricey technique that unlocked the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone still hasn’t produced any valuable evidence.
Janus Kopfstein
4.21.16
Apple

Neither Apple nor DOJ Will Back Down in New York iPhone Case

Despite pulling out of its San Bernardino case, the government is still going after Apple in a New York case over a passcode-locked iPhone.
Sarah Jeong
4.8.16
Apple

DOJ Pulls Its Request to Apple, Says It's Already Hacked San Bernardino iPhone

The government is backing down on its request to have Apple write software to break into the iPhone 5c used by a dead terrorism suspect.
Janus Kopfstein
3.28.16
Apple

Here’s How the FBI Might Unlock the San Bernardino iPhone Without Apple’s Help

After weeks of encryption battles, the government thinks it might not need Apple’s help after all.
Janus Kopfstein
3.22.16
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
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
Apple

Apple: The FBI Should Ask the NSA to Hack Shooter’s iPhone

If the FBI is so keen to hack an iPhone, why doesn't it just ask the NSA?
Janus Kopfstein
2.25.16
Apple

What It Means If Apple Makes an iPhone It 'Can’t Hack'

Apple is said to be working on a clever way around being compelled to hack iPhones.
Janus Kopfstein
2.25.16
Apple

Apple: the Backdoor the FBI Wants Would Work on All iPhones

The company says the FBI is asking them to do something that would mean all current iPhones are breakable by law enforcement.
Adrianne Jeffries
2.20.16