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Google, Microsoft & Others To Offer Legal Support To Apple

02/25/2016, Ever since the courts ordered Apple to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone, many companies have come forward to offer words of support to Apple. For example we have Google who was one of the first, and then we also have the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and...

Apple To Make It Harder For Themselves To Hack Their Own Products

02/24/2016, Right now the debate is raging on as to whether or not Apple should give in to the FBI and unlock the iPhone. However the only way to do so would be to create backdoor access, something that Apple is understandably not too pleased to do. However it seems...

Apple CEO Tim Cook Likens iPhone Backdoor To Software Cancer

02/24/2016, About a week ago, Apple was ordered by the courts to unlock the iPhone belonging to one of the shooters from the San Bernardino case. The Cupertino company refused and its CEO, Tim Cook, has since published a lengthy letter explaining why this is...

Google Opens Up Project Shield To More News Websites

02/24/2016, From time to time, websites get hacked. One of the favorite and effective ways to take a site down would be through a DDoS attack. This basically involves flooding the site with so many requests till the point where it can’t handle it and shuts down, at...

Nissan Leaf Security Flaw Discovered

02/24/2016, As our cars get more connected these days, not only does this mean that our vehicles are more than just transportation devices, but it also opens the door to the scary possibility that our vehicles could get hacked. Recently according to a report from...

Apple Wants Congress To Weigh In On The Encryption Case

02/24/2016, Despite being ordered by the court, Apple is refusing to unlock the iPhone belonging to the terrorist of the San Bernardino shootings. The company claims that this will set a dangerous precedent, although the FBI’s director claims that it won’t. Right...

Bill Gates Backs FBI In Their Case Against Apple

02/23/2016, In the debate as to whether or not Apple should comply with the court’s demands and offer backdoor access to the iPhone, several renowned tech companies have come forward to show their support for Apple. For example Google has said that they support...

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...

Snowden: FBI Could Use Acid And Lasers To Hack The iPhone

02/22/2016, Right now the debate is on as to whether or not Apple should unlock the iPhone, or provide backdoor access to the iPhone belonging to one of the shooters of the San Bernardino shootings. The FBI claims that they need Apple’s help to do so because...

Microsoft Next Lock Screen Updated With Fingerprint Support

02/22/2016, A couple of years ago, Microsoft launched a lock screen app for Android in the form of the Next. It isn’t the best lock screen available for Android, but it is functional and over the past year or so, Microsoft has updated the app with additional...

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...