FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

Enlarge Getty Images | Boonrit Panyaphinitnugoon reader comments 66 Share this story Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are continuing to voice their displeasure with Apple’s approach to iPhone security, with one FBI official reportedly calling the company “jerks” and an “evil genius” this week. Apple has repeatedly made it more difficult to access data on […]

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FBI may keep secret the name of vendor that cracked terrorist’s iPhone

Enlarge Kārlis Dambrāns reader comments 3 Share this story A federal judge ruled Saturday that the FBI does not have to disclose the name of the vendor, and how much it was paid by the government for a hacking tool that unlocked the iPhone of a terrorist behind the San Bernardino, California attacks that left […]

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Apple adds one more year to first-generation Watch warranty

Enlarge Andrew Cunningham reader comments 17 Share this story Apple added one extra year to its warranty for some first-generation Apple Watches, according to a note sent to authorized service providers obtained by 9to5Mac. The company will now cover eligible Apple Watches for three years after the original purchase date. The first-gen devices covered by this […]

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