FBI Cracks San Bernardino iPhone, Moves To End Case Against Apple

The Federal Bureau of Investigation claimed Monday that it successfully hacked the iPhone used by one of the suspects in the San Bernardino shooting, without the help of Apple Inc. While the agency has not revealed the method it used, or if any data was retrieved from the phone, it reportedly released a statement claiming […]

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Apple: Founding Fathers ‘Would Be Appalled,’ Accuses DoJ of Trying to ‘Rewrite History’

In preparation for next week’s hearing, Apple Inc. submitted a court filing Tuesday criticizing the United States Department of Justice, claiming that the U.S. founding fathers “would be appalled” at the department’s order. The company first brought attention to the conflict in February, when a U.S. magistrate judge ordered Apple to create the software to […]

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FBI Director Admits Apple’s ‘Backdoor’ Could Be Used for Other Cases

While the FBI has formerly claimed that its order for Apple to create a “backdoor” into the iPhone was only to extract data from the phone used by a suspect in the San Bernardino shooting, FBI Director James Comey admitted it would instead set a precedent for future cases. During a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, Comey […]

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NY Judge: DoJ Cannot Force Apple to Extract Data from Locked iPhone in Drug Case

In an unprecedented move, a New York Magistrate Judge ruled Monday that the United States Department of Justice cannot force Apple Inc. to extract data from a locked iPhone as ordered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in a criminal drug case. While the ruling is not binding in any other court, and the case […]

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Report: FBI ‘Declined To Get Involved’ In Investigation of Scalia’s Death

The Presidio County Sheriff’s Office released a report late Tuesday that gave some insight into the actions of federal law enforcement following the recent death of a Supreme Court Justice. Senior Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, 79, was found dead on the morning of Feb. 13 in a room at the Cibolo Creek Ranch, a 30,000-acre […]

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Bill Gates Sides with FBI, Downplays Order to Create ‘Backdoor’ for iPhone

Microsoft founder Bill Gates set himself apart from other Silicon Valley CEOs when he pledged his support to the FBI, and criticized Apple for refusing to comply with the government’s order to “build a backdoor” into the iPhone. While Apple CEO Tim Cook insisted that creating the technology to break into an encrypted iPhone would […]

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FBI Ordered Password Reset on San Bernardino Shooting Suspect’s iPhone

Apple Inc. claimed Friday that the reason the FBI was requesting a “backdoor” into the iPhone in order to hack into the phone of one of the suspects in the San Bernardino shooting, was because it changed the iCloud password on the phone, making it so that Apple could not hack into it. The iPhone […]

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Facebook, Twitter Among Customers Support Apple in Fight Against FBI

The CEOs of several major tech companies have voiced their support for Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook, after he openly opposed a federal order to “build a backdoor” into the iPhone. Cook released a statement in response to U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym’s order that Apple must help the FBI break into an encrypted iPhone […]

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Apple Rejects Government Order to Create ‘Backdoor’ for iPhone

In an unprecedented ruling Tuesday, a magistrate judge ordered Apple Inc. to hack the iPhones of its users who are suspects in the San Bernardino shooting case, and the CEO of Apple vowed to fight back against it. As part of an investigation into a shooting that occurred in San Bernardino, California in December, when […]

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Former House Majority Leader Claims FBI is ‘Ready to Indict’ Hillary Clinton

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been under investigation by the FBI for several months, and former U.S. House Majority leader Tom DeLay said Monday that the FBI is “ready to indict” her for using a private email server to conduct government business. During an interview on “The Steve Malzberg Show,” DeLay, a Republican from […]

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