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FBI Plans to Inform States of Election Breaches

The agency changed its policy to provide more timely and actionable information to state and local election officials in the case of a cybersecurity breach to election infrastructure.

By |2020-01-17T11:56:35-05:00January 17th, 2020|Cybersecurity, data breach, Department of Justice, Election, election results, election tampering, FBI, Government, Irán, Microsoft, Phosphorous, russia|Comments Off on FBI Plans to Inform States of Election Breaches

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

FBI Taps Apple to Unlock Pensacola Shooter’s iPhone

It's unclear yet whether the Cupertino giant will assist, given past history of court battles over such incidents.

By |2020-01-07T10:43:33-05:00January 7th, 2020|All Writs Act, apple, backdoor, bypass, Court case, crack, FBI, Government, Hacks, iphone, Mobile Security, Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, naval air station, passcode, pensacola, privacy, san bernadino, shooting, Syed Farook, terrorism, unlock|Comments Off on FBI Taps Apple to Unlock Pensacola Shooter’s iPhone