Researchers suspect the checkm8.info service is used by criminals to launder stolen iPhones. The tool's administrator claims the service is just a response to Apple's poor right to repair policies.
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 new unc0ver jailbreak relies on a vulnerability that the researcher who found it says Apple is unaware of.
"It is the world we are in today, and so have to deal with it," former FBI general counsel Jim Baker said about device encryption.
An internet marketing firm asked me to promote a series of fake iOS jailbreak sites, including ones for jailbreaks that don't actually exist.
The company released a patch to fix a dangerous bug on Monday, a week after hackers had released a jailbreak for fully patched iPhones.
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.
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.
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.
A Motherboard investigation has found that law enforcement agencies across the country have purchased GrayKey, a relatively cheap tool for bypassing the encryption on iPhones, while the FBI pushes again for encryption backdoors.