Tag Archives: Terrorist’s

3 Terrorists Reportedly Trapped In Kashmir’s Tral, Encounter On: Police

Terrorists fired at a patrol party in Tral area of Pulwama district in Kashmir. (Representational image) SRINAGAR:  Three terrorists are reportedly trapped in Tral in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district and an encounter with security forces is on, the police has said. The terrorists had opened fire at a patrol party of the security forces in Tral, but no one ... Read More »

Hacking Terrorist’s iPhone Was Easy Compared to Next FBI Hurdle

The next frontier in the battle between the FBI and technology companies over encrypted communications will be more legally complicated – and messy – than trying to get into the iPhone of a dead terrorist. Messaging tools like Facebook’s WhatsApp and Internet services that automatically encrypt the content of texts, phone calls and other data while they’re being sent are ... Read More »

FBI Yet to Find Links to Foreign Terrorists on San Bernardino iPhone

The FBI has found no links to foreign terrorists on the iPhone of a San Bernardino, California, terrorist but is still hoping that an ongoing analysis could advance its investigation into the mass shooting in December, US law enforcement officials said. For instance, geolocation data found on the phone might yet yield clues into the movements of the shooters in ... Read More »

The Centuries-Old Law US Wants to Use to Unlock a Terrorist’s iPhone

The US government and Apple are locked in a legal battle over unlocking an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. But a new court order is throwing a law that dates to the days of the founding fathers into a high-tech debate over digital security. This week, a US magistrate judge in California ordered Apple to provide ... Read More »

Apple’s Risky Bet on Protecting a Terrorist’s iPhone

Johnny Hockin was unsure how he felt about Apple chief executive Tim Cook’s very public rebuke Wednesday of the federal government’s demand for help unlocking an iPhone left behind by an assailant in the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California. Hockin, 32, owns an iPhone. But he is not a technologist or privacy advocate. He is a film producer living ... Read More »