Private companies such as Target fund police foundations, which then purchase technology for police departments.
New pictures of the outside—and inside—of the GrayKey iPhone unlocking device have been published by the FCC.
The cost of an annual license for the online version of GrayKey increased to $18,000, according to emails obtained by Motherboard.
After five failed attempts with the 'wrong' face, Apple's Face ID system will fall back to asking a passcode; a tricky situation for investigators.
If starting from the lowest possible number and going up, Kanye’s passcode would literally be the first one you would try.
Motherboard recently filed public records requests for law enforcement messages in mobile forensic email groups. But cops are trying to avoid giving up their communications, according to other leaked emails.
As the cat and mouse game between iPhone hackers and Apple continues, with Apple introducing more robust security features, some law enforcement officials exploring a legal workaround.
“Grayshift has gone to great lengths to future proof their technology and stated that they have already defeated this security feature in the beta build.”
Apple’s new security feature, USB Restricted Mode, is in the iOS 12 Beta, and it could kill the popular iPhone unlocking tools for cops made by Cellebrite and GrayShift.
Using documents, online records, and other media reports, Motherboard will keep this map up-to-date to show how GrayKey is spreading across the country.
Last week an unknown party started to publish code snippets from iPhone unlocking tool GrayKey. To stop, the extortionists are demanding 2 bitcoin, but they may not have more code to offer.