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FBI cracks iPhone Pro 11, raising doubts about demand for Apple backdoor

Revelations that the FBI has access to a tool that can unlock data on secure iPhones are raising questions as to why the agency is demanding Apple help to create a “backdoor” to recover data on the

Cellbrite Claims It Can Unlock iPhones and iPads Running iOS 12.3

Cellbrite is known to offer iPhone unlocking services to legal enforcement agencies and other companies. The FBI took help of the Israeli company and reportedly paid it nearly $1 million to unlock the
Apple makes it impossible for police to unlock iPhones with GrayKey devices

Apple makes it impossible for police to unlock iPhones with GrayKey devices

Apple fiercely opposes the idea of weakening iPhone encryption so that it could unlock devices for law enforcement agencies. But there are plenty of hackers and security companies that are always
Apple May Have Blocked GrayKey Phone Hacker in iOS 12 Update

Apple May Have Blocked GrayKey Phone Hacker in iOS 12 Update

Apple did something to block GrayKey, but no one knows what. The post Apple May Have Blocked GrayKey Phone Hacker in iOS 12 Update appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The GrayKey password cracker can no longer break into iOS 12 iPhones

The GrayKey password cracker can no longer break into iOS 12 iPhones

The GrayKey password cracker used by global law enforcement agencies to break iPhones may no longer work as intended. iOS 12 seems to have left the device completely unable to brute-force open
Apple Blocks iPhone-Cracking Forensic Tool With iOS 12 Update

Apple Blocks iPhone-Cracking Forensic Tool With iOS 12 Update

Apple is committed to privacy protection, and the Cupertino tech giant has now disabled the GrayKey iPhone unlocking device that is used by law enforcement agencies to crack the passcodes on iPhones,

Grayshift’s ‘GrayKey’ iPhone Unlocking Box Reportedly no Longer Works After iOS 12 Update

Remember Grayshift? The firm first popped up onto the radar back in March of this year, thanks to its “GrayKey” iPhone unlocking box.
Apple Reportedly Blocked Police iPhone Hacking Tool and Nobody Knows How

Apple Reportedly Blocked Police iPhone Hacking Tool and Nobody Knows How

Apple’s latest iteration of iOS has reportedly turned the GrayKey hacking device into an expensive doorstop. Law enforcement around the world has taken to using GrayKey to break into locked iPhones
Apple Reportedly Blocked Police iPhone Hacking Tool and Nobody Knows How

Apple Reportedly Blocked Police iPhone Hacking Tool and Nobody Knows How

Apple’s latest iteration of iOS has reportedly turned the GrayKey hacking device into an expensive doorstop. Law enforcement around the world has taken to using GrayKey to break into locked iPhones
Apple’s iOS 12 reportedly blocks Grayshift’s passcode-cracking hack

Apple’s iOS 12 reportedly blocks Grayshift’s passcode-cracking hack

Apple's latest fix has stumped both law enforcement officials and forensic tech providers, including an ex-Apple security engineer who has hacked devices.

iOS 12 defeats law enforcement’s GrayKey iPhone unlocker

Apple has apparently won a victory in preserving the privacy of iPhone users. Previously, even if an iOS device was secured with a password, police could use the GrayKey unlocking tool to access the
Report: Apple's iOS 12 now blocks iPhone-hacking tool favored by police

Report: Apple's iOS 12 now blocks iPhone-hacking tool favored by police

Your iPhone just got a little more secure — assuming you've updated to iOS 12, that is. Following reports earlier this summer that Apple planned to release a software update that would combat the

Apple’s USB-blocking update is already counter-blocked

There's already a way to beat Apple's new USB Restricted Mode, introduced in the iOS 11.4.1 update to lock out GrayKey hacks. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Hackers and cops hate Apple’s iOS 11.4.1 update

The iOS version debuting today partially deactivates the Lightning port after an iPhone hasn’t been used for an hour. This makes iPhone hacking more difficult, for both criminals and law enforcement.

Hacker discovers bypassing iPhone passcode limit just requires a keyboard [UPDATED]

Companies like Grayshift help police bypass the passcodes on locked iPhones. One might think that this requires some byzantine hacking skills. Apparently not. A hacker reports that iOS has a soft spot
Apple blocked iPhone hacking via USB, so hackers found a way to beat it

Apple blocked iPhone hacking via USB, so hackers found a way to beat it

Apple just confirmed that it’ll prevent iPhone hackers from bypassing encryption by brute-forcing passwords via machines designed expressly to obtain access to locked handsets. Machines like the

Turns out iOS 12 isn’t safe from ‘brute force’ iPhone unlockers

Apple put a feature in the first iOS 12 beta designed specifically to thwart iPhone unlocking tools that use the Lightning port to get access to the device. But Grayshift, maker of a prominent

Grayshift Says Apple’s USB Restricted Mode is ‘Already Defeated’

A company like Apple creates something, maybe even tries to secure it right out of the gate, but it’s just a matter of time before a workaround is discovered and the company is forced to make changes
Apple to Block Police iPhone Hacking Tools in Future Update

Apple to Block Police iPhone Hacking Tools in Future Update

Apple reportedly started looking into the GrayKey exploit after news of the device surfaced last year. Rather than play a cat and mouse game with the company to patch exploits, Apple just opted to

Apple Will Close ‘Technological Loophole’ That Law Enforcement Uses to Access iPhones

Apple bills itself as a company that cares about security and user privacy, and it has banked its ongoing efforts on that vision.