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Telegram Responds to Report of Massive Hack

Messaging app Telegram has on Tuesday responded to media reports that claimed a hacker attack that originated in Iran was not a “massive” one and only publicly available information was exposed to hackers. The company however, acknowledged that 15 million accounts from Iran were confirmed to be registered with the app as part of the attack. On Tuesday, Reuters reported ... Read More »

FBI makes a decision Provisionally no longer to proportion iPhone Hack approach: reports

The FBI has provisionally determined no longer to percentage an iPhone unlocking mechanism used by a contractor to open the smartphone of one of the San Bernardino shooters due to the fact the employer does not very own the mechanism, US authorities sources said on Tuesday. The FBI is anticipated within days to jot down to the White residence explaining ... Read More »

FBI Continues to Debate Sharing iPhone Hack With Apple

The FBI has not decided whether to share with Apple details about how the bureau hacked into an iPhone linked to a California terrorism investigation, the bureau’s director says. James Comey discussed the situation during a speech Wednesday evening at Kenyon College in Ohio. He called their ability to get into the iPhone a “technological corner case” and said the ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Makers Granted Interim Relief by Allahabad High Court

In some respite to India’s cheapest smartphone makers, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday granted interim relief to Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd – the Noida-based firm that created a global buzz after announcing the launch of the controversial Freedom 251, a Rs. 251 smartphone, last month. While hearing the plea, the division bench of Justice B.K. Narayan and Justice Shashi ... Read More »

FBI’s iPhone Hack May Not Necessarily Crack Other Cases: Experts

The FBI’s discovery of a way to hack into the phone of one of the San Bernardino killers may not be the master key that allows prosecutors across the country to unlock iPhones in hundreds of more ordinary criminal cases. The FBI may not quickly share the technique it used with local law enforcement agencies, New York City Police Commissioner ... Read More »

Apple Could Use Brooklyn Case to Pursue Details About FBI iPhone Hack: Report

If the US Department of Justice asks a New York court to force Apple Inc to unlock an iPhone, the technology company could push the government to reveal how it accessed the phone which belonged to a shooter in San Bernardino, a source familiar with the situation said. The Justice Department will disclose over the next two weeks whether it ... Read More »

iOS 9.1 Jailbreak Released by Pangu, New Apple TV Hack Coming This Week

For those who like diving deep into their iOS device, tinkering with settings that Apple wished you wouldn’t touch, there’s some exciting news for you. Chinese hacker team Pangu has released an update for its jailbreak tool, making it capable of working with iPhone and iPad running iOS 9.0 through to iOS 9.1. Furthermore, the hacking group says that it ... Read More »

US Says Will Let Apple Keep Software to Help FBI Hack iPhone

The Obama administration told a US magistrate judge on Friday it would be willing to allow Apple Inc. to retain possession of and later destroy specialized software it has been ordered to design to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone used by the gunman in December’s mass shootings in California. The government made clear that it was open ... Read More »

Why Even the FBI Can’t Hack the iPhone

There may be secrets on the iPhone 5c used by the San Bernardino shooters, but the FBI apparently can’t unlock them. The same security system that thwarts your drunk friend (or your cat) from getting into your texts is safeguarding the data of this terrorist duo. You can’t just take a stab at guessing someone’s iPhone passcode. After five wrong ... Read More »