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Trump Slams Apple for Refusing to Unlock Suspected Shooter’s iPhones

Legal battle pitting Feds against the tech giant over data privacy and device security in criminal cases seems inevitable.

By |2020-01-15T10:28:05-05:00January 15th, 2020|apple, Attorney General, Cryptography, Data Privacy, Department of Justice, Donald Trump, FBI, Government, iphone, legal, Mobile Security, Passwords, President Trump, privacy, shooting, terrorism, William Barr|Comments Off on Trump Slams Apple for Refusing to Unlock Suspected Shooter’s iPhones

Apple Denies FBI Request to Unlock Shooter’s iPhone—Again

Refusal to unlock the phones of a Florida shooter could set up another legal battle between Apple and the Feds over data privacy in the case of criminal investigations.

By |2020-01-14T08:13:50-05:00January 14th, 2020|apple, Attorney General, Cryptography, Data Privacy, Department of Justice, FBI, Government, iphone, Mobile Security, Passwords, privacy, shooting, terrorism, William Barr|Comments Off on Apple Denies FBI Request to Unlock Shooter’s iPhone—Again

Dutch Politician Could Get Three Years in Prison for Hacking iCloud Accounts

Prosecution asks for imprisonment of the hacker who stole nude photos and other personal data from women’s iCloud accounts and then distributed some of the material online.

By |2019-12-04T08:52:44-05:00December 4th, 2019|apple, Celebgate, Data Privacy, hackers, Hacking, Hacks, Holland, iCloud, iphone, Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst, Mitchel van der K, privacy, The Fappening, The Netherlands|Comments Off on Dutch Politician Could Get Three Years in Prison for Hacking iCloud Accounts

Insecure Database Exposes Millions of Private SMS Messages

Researchers discovered an unprotected TrueDialog database hosted by Microsoft Azure with diverse and business-related data from tens of millions of users.

By |2019-12-02T08:33:23-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Breach, Cloud Security, data breach, Data Privacy, Database Security, hosted services, Microsoft, Microsoft Azure, Oracle, privacy, Security, small businesses, SMS messages, telecommunications, TrueDialog, vpnMentor|Comments Off on Insecure Database Exposes Millions of Private SMS Messages