FBI Says It Won't Reveal How It Accessed Locked iPhoneThe FBI says it won't publicly disclose the method that allowed it to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers.
’60 Minutes’ Shows Hackers Breaking Into Cellphone With Just A Phone NumberA report on Sunday night’s “60 Minutes” showed how hackers were able to access a California congressman’s smartphone, just by knowing the lawmaker’s phone number.
Questions Linger After FBI Hacks Into iPhone Without Apple's HelpThe extraordinary legal fight pitting the Obama administration against technology giant Apple Inc. ended unexpectedly after the FBI said it used a mysterious method without Apple's help to hack into a California mass shooter's iPhone.
Smartphone Fingerprint Sensors Can Be Fooled By Inkjet Printer, Researchers FindWhile more and more smartphones offer fingerprint scanners to unlock the device or approve payments, a new study should give device owners pause.
Drones Can Be Hacked, Hijacked From A Mile AwayA researcher revealed at a San Francisco cybersecurity conference this week how drones can be vulnerable to hijacking by hackers.
Apple CEO Says Complying With FBI Demand 'Bad For America'Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday that it would be "bad for America" if his company complied with the FBI's demand for help unlocking an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters.
Apple Could Make It Even Harder To Hack iPhonesTurns out there's a fair bit both individuals and Apple could do to FBI-proof their phones and shield private information from investigators and cybercriminals alike.
Bill Gates Sides Against Apple In FBI iPhone-Unlocking CaseBill Gates is siding against Apple -- and many other technology companies -- in saying the firm should help the U.S. government to hack into a locked iPhone.
IPhone Owners Split On Apple Resisting FBI Order To Hack DeviceA poll released Monday found more than half of Americans want Apple to cooperate with the FBI and hack the iPhone of a gunman in last year’s San Bernardino shooting.
Some San Bernardino Shooting Victims Back FBI Effort To Hack iPhoneSome victims of the mass shootings in southern California and their families will file documents encouraging a U.S. magistrate judge to uphold her order that Apple Inc. help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone as part of the terrorism investigation, a lawyer said Monday.
Apple CEO Again Criticizes FBI Order To Hack San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhoneApple Inc. CEO Tim Cook acknowledged to employees Monday that "it does not feel right" to refuse to help the FBI hack a locked iPhone used by a gunman in the San Bernardino mass shootings. But he said that to do so would threaten data security for millions.
Senators Grill Personnel Office Nominee Over Data Hack President Barack Obama's nominee to head the Office of Personnel Management on Thursday promised to strengthen the agency's cybersecurity and information technology systems after what's believed to be the largest data breach in U.S. history.