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Apple: ‘Government misunderstands the technology’ involved in demanding they decrypt an iPhone

On March 22nd, Apple and the FBI will head to federal court to determine whether or not the government can force Apple to open up an otherwise deeply-encrypted iPhone used by terrorist Syed Rizwan Farook leading up to the San Bernardino shootings.<p>The lead up to the hearing has been an unending game …

Apple, basically: 'If it pleases the court, tell FBI to go fuck themselves'

The intensifying legal battle between Apple and the Government of the United States of America is blowing my mind. The legal briefs coming out of …

Customer Letter - FAQ

SBCounty on Twitter: "The County was working cooperatively with the FBI when it reset the iCloud password at the FBI's request."

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>SBCounty</b><p>@<b>CountyWire</b> The County was working cooperatively with the FBI when it reset the iCloud password at the FBI's …

Help Us Spread the Word: Encryption Matters

<i>Recent news around Apple’s resistance to the US government’s demand to decrypt the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters has brought</i> …

Journalists: Crucial details in the @FBI v. #Apple case are being obscured by officials. Skepticism here is fair: https://t.co/lEVEvOxcNm

Why the FBI's request to Apple will affect civil rights for a generation

On Tuesday, the United States District Court of California issued an order requiring Apple to assist the FBI in accessing a locked iPhone (PDF)—and …

The tech company claims San Bernardino government workers botched an attempt to access gunman Syed Farook’s iCloud account and reset his password<p>The US government is asking for greater access to Apple’s software than even the Chinese government, an Apple executive has said, as the company resists …

Privacy

A Technical Perspective on the Apple iPhone Case

Friday Q&A 2016-02-19: What Is the Secure Enclave?

Friday Q&A 2016-02-19: What Is the Secure Enclave?Friday Q&A 2016-02-19: What Is the Secure Enclave?The big tech news this week is that the FBI is …

Information Systems

Feeble Noise Pollution

FBI, Apple, liberty, security, blah blah blah<p>There are a number of key points I want to highlight that are going to get lost in the hot takes. So, …

From Radio to Porn, British Spies Track Web Users’ Online Identities

THERE WAS A SIMPLE AIM at the heart of the top-secret program: Record the website browsing habits of “every visible user on the internet.”<p>Before …

The government was pushing Apple to break iPhone security long before San Bernardino attack

They're not comin' for your guns, America. They're comin' for your phones.<p>This week's high-profile confrontation between the government and Apple …

Customer Letter

EFF to Support Apple in Encryption Battle

ACLU Comment on FBI Effort to Force Apple to Unlock iPhone

NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union said today that it would support Apple’s legal fight against a court order to help the government …

Apple can comply with the FBI court order

Earlier today, a federal judge ordered Apple to comply with the FBI’s request for technical assistance in the recovery of the San Bernadino gunmen’s …

Ex-NSA, CIA chief Michael Hayden sides with Apple in FBI iPhone encryption fight

Apple and the U.S. government are gearing up for a public and legal battle over FBI Director James Comey's demand that Apple give the FBI a tool to …

No, Apple Has Not Unlocked 70 iPhones For Law Enforcement

The more highly technical the basis of a story, the more likely it is that some key detail will get jacked up by a journalist trying to translate it for the public. Call it Panzer’s Law.<p>It’s only natural, especially when it comes to stories about security and privacy, such as Apple vs. the FBI. …

Legendary iPhone hacker weighs in on Apple’s war with the FBI

<i>The following article was contributed by Will Strafach, a mobile security expert who made a name for himself as one of the most widely known and</i> …