Apple vs FBI
Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show
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.
Apple vs FBI
FBI Barely Tried to Hack San Bernardino iPhone Before Going to Court With Apple
A new report by the Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General found that the FBI could have done more before going to court and arguing it needed Apple's help to unlock an alleged terrorist's phone.
We’re Winning The Crypto Wars
While the FBI and some governments are still fighting the Crypto Wars in courts and with laws, the spread of encryption appears unstoppable.
Feds Drop Another iPhone Unlocking Case After Perp Remembers His Password
Apple avoids another encryption showdown in New York.
The 'Hack in a Box' the Government Won’t Use in Its New York iPhone Case
Instead of using a $200 device, the Department of Justice dragged Apple to court in New York.
FBI Director: We Paid More Than $1.2 Million for San Bernardino iPhone Hack
The pricey technique that unlocked the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone still hasn’t produced any valuable evidence.
The Feds Have Abandoned Another iPhone Unlocking Case in Boston
A judge in Boston ordered Apple to help the FBI get data from an iPhone, but the government seems to have abandoned the case.
Joshua Kopstein and Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Neither Apple nor DOJ Will Back Down in New York iPhone Case
Despite pulling out of its San Bernardino case, the government is still going after Apple in a New York case over a passcode-locked iPhone.
Apple’s Next Encryption Battle Is Likely Playing Out in Secret in a Boston Court
The FBI appears to want Apple's help unlocking an iPhone 6 Plus in a case involving a suspected Boston gang member.
What If the FBI Tried to Crack an Android Phone? We Attacked One to Find Out
What happens when one tries to crack into a locked Android phone?
William Enck and Adwait Nadkarni
63 Times the Feds Asked Apple and Google to Help Unlock Phones
The ACLU has found 63 publicly available court cases in which the government asked Apple or Google for ‘technical assistance’ to unlock a smartphone.
The Government Has Used the All Writs Act on Android Phones At Least 9 Times
Five different agencies have asked Google for help using the All Writs Act.