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CBS News: FBI paid more than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone "hack"

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Originally published by CBS News. FBI Director James Comey alluded to the fact the bureau paid more than $1 million for the method used to disable the security feature of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. At an Aspen Institute discussion in London, Comey said the FBI paid more money than he would make in the … Continue reading CBS News: FBI paid more than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone "hack"

CBS Evening News: How the FBI may have Hacked into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

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Originally published by CBS Evening News. By John Blackstone   NOVATO, Calif. –The FBI, along with some outside help,unlocked an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists this week. The bureau has told local police departments that it will help them unlock cellphones in cases where it could provide evidence. But cracking the … Continue reading CBS Evening News: How the FBI may have Hacked into San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone

Ars Technica: Israeli Mobile Forensics Firm Helping FBI Unlock Seized iPhone, Report Says

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Originally published by Ars Technica. by David Kravets News comes after FBI withdrew demands for Apple to help unlock seized iPhone. The mobile forensics firm Cellebrite of Israel is reportedly assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation in unlocking a seized iPhone that has become the center of a legal dispute between the bureau and Apple, the … Continue reading Ars Technica: Israeli Mobile Forensics Firm Helping FBI Unlock Seized iPhone, Report Says

San Bernardino iPhone Data Recovery Statement

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Currently, we cannot validate the recoverability of the iPhone 5c in question. However, we have been exploring different options in our R&D lab and working on possible solutions. We feel very positive about one method in particular, which involves a series of tools available in the marketplace that we have customized. These particular tools are … Continue reading San Bernardino iPhone Data Recovery Statement

FBI vs. iPhone

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There has been some speculation as to whether a third-party could access the data on deceased San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook’s iPhone. DriveSavers was the first data recovery company to successfully recover lost data from the iPhone back in 2007. Since that time, we have successfully recovered thousands of smartphones, including password-secured iPhones. Newer iPhones … Continue reading FBI vs. iPhone