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DOJ Apparently Has At Least 12 iPhones They Want Apple To Unlock

02/23/2016, Yesterday the FBI tried to reassure Apple and the public that by unlocking one phone, it will not be setting a dangerous precedent. Apparently the argument here is that it is just a single device, and nothing more. However it turns out that maybe that...

Survey: Half Of America Thinks Apple Should Unlock The iPhone

02/22/2016, As we speak, the debate about whether Apple should give in to the FBI’s requests and unlock the iPhone or provide a backdoor rages on. Whether or not that actually happens remains to be seen, but in the meantime it looks like Americans seem to be on the...

FBI Promises iPhone Backdoor Won’t Set A Dangerous Precedent

02/22/2016, One of the main reasons why Apple is so dead set against creating a backdoor for the FBI on the iPhone is because of the precedent it will set. It means that if they do this one time, who’s to say that the FBI or other law enforcement agencies won’t...

Apple Claims Backdoor Unnecessary After iPhone Password Was Changed

02/19/2016, Earlier the DOJ filed a new motion to compel Apple to comply with the court’s demands to unlock the iPhone belonging to the terrorist in the San Bernardino shootings. However shortly after the motion was filed, Apple revealed that they had actually been...

DOJ Files Motion To Compel Apple To Unlock The iPhone

02/19/2016, There is currently a petition going around that wants the White House to step in and stop the efforts by the legal authorities from forcing Apple to unlock the iPhone. So far it has a little over 5,000 signatures and is a far cry from the 100,000 it needs...

Donald Trump Calls On Boycott Of Apple Products

02/19/2016, Ever since Apple came forward and publicly refused to comply with the court’s orders to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists of the San Bernardino shootings, many tech companies and the public have come forward in support of the...

UK Carrier Three Wants To Introduce Adblocking As Well

02/19/2016, Last year, UK carrier EE announced that they wanted to look into the idea allowing their customers to block ads by giving them tools to do so. Shortly after, O2 also announced they were exploring the idea of network-level adblocking, and the good news is...

Facebook & Twitter Offer Words Of Support To Apple

02/18/2016, The debate about encryption is still going on and it seems that many tech companies have since come forward to offer words of support and encouragement to Apple. The latest support comes from both Facebook and Twitter where they have basically said that...

WhatsApp Also Offers Their Support To Apple In Encryption Debate

02/18/2016, Ever since it was revealed that Apple was ordered by the courts to unlock an iPhone by creating software that provided law enforcement authorities backdoor access, many have come forward in support for Apple’s stance and refusal on the matter. For...

LA Hospital Gives In, Pays $17,000 In Ransomware

02/17/2016, The other day it looks like hackers managed to get ahold of the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center’s IT system and shut it down. They then demand that the hospital pay them $3.6 million in ransom if they wanted their systems back online and...

Indonesian Government Bans Tumblr Over Pornography

02/17/2016, Just last week, the Indonesian government announced that they would be clamping down on apps that had emojis or stickers that contained homosexual content. An unsurprising move given the country’s religious beliefs. However it looks like the government...

Google Throws Their Support Behind Apple On Encryption Debate

02/17/2016, Just recently, a court ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock the phone of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino shootings. They also asked Apple to create a software (essentially a backdoor) that would allow the FBI access to said phone. Obviously...