Subject: Re: The Feds Can Now (Probably) Unlock Every iPhone Model InExistence
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.
> FYI ...... (I didn't know either! )
Yet another good reason to use a dumb flip phone.