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On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:50:53 +0000, David_B wrote:

> By Thomas Fox-Brewster (Forbes)
> Feb 26, 2018
> 
> =
> 
> In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement, and a
> possible privacy problem for Apple customers, a major U.S. government
> contractor claims to have found a way to unlock pretty much every iPhone
> on the market.
> 
> Cellebrite, a Petah Tikva, Israel-based vendor that's become the U.S.
> government's company of choice when it comes to unlocking mobile
> devices, is this month telling customers its engineers currently have
> the ability to get around the security of devices running iOS 11. That
> includes the iPhone X, a model that Forbes has learned was successfully
> raided for data by the Department for Homeland Security back in November
> 2017, most likely with Cellebrite technology.
> 
> https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2018/02/26/government-ca...
access-any-apple-iphone-cellebrite/#4ef11d00667a
> 
> FYI  ...... (I didn't know either! ;-) )
> 
> 
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petah_Tikva#/media/File:Peta_Tikwa.jpg

Yet another good reason to use a dumb flip phone.