This Is the ‘GrayKey 2.0,’ the Tool Cops Use to Hack Phones
Grayshift filed a series of documents with the FCC that reveal the looks of the new cellphone unlocking device.
Websites Can Identify If You’re Using iPhone’s New ‘Lockdown’ Mode
Lockdown Mode disables a series of features that can be used to hack iPhone users. But the lack of these features also makes it easier to figure out who is using Lockdown Mode.
TikTok Says, No, It Isn't Stealing Your Passwords
A developer warned that TikTok’s iPhone app could scrape passwords and other sensitive data with its in-app browser. But there is no evidence the app is doing that.
Apple Announces 'Extreme' Privacy Mode for Targets of Government Spyware
The company will allow high-risk users to turn off certain features that make them more vulnerable to spyware such as that made by NSO Group.
Malware Can Be Loaded Even Onto Phones That Are Turned Off, Researchers Show
New iPhones can be located even when they are turned off thanks to new functionality. And hackers could take advantage of that.
Researcher Publishes Source Code for Three Unpatched iPhone Exploits
The researcher's decision to do a full-disclosure of the unpatched bugs shows that Apple is still struggling with its bug bounty program.
Apple Patches Zero-Click iMessage Hack Used by NSO
Apple was not aware of the attack until researchers found evidence of it on a Saudi activist's phone.
Apple Delays Release of Child Abuse Scanning Tech After Backlash
"We have decided to take additional time over the coming months to collect input and make improvements before releasing these critically important child safety features."
9to5Mac Writer Paid Source $500 in Bitcoin for Stolen Apple Data
A reporter for 9to5Mac paid a source in exchange for data extracted from a stolen iPhone prototype.
Apple Introduces Parental Control Feature That Scans Messages for Nudity
The feature will use machine learning to detect nudity in incoming and outgoing messages sent by children, but is concerning some experts.
Instructions Show How Cops Use GrayKey to Brute Force iPhones
Newly released documents provide new insight into the capabilities of the iPhone unlocking tech.
The $149 Smartphone That Could Bring The Linux Mobile Ecosystem to Life
The low-cost PinePhone isn’t a perfect device, but the nuanced ecosystem it’s going to build for Linux-based smartphones is going to be amazing.