Unlocking justice? Breaking into iPhones may help law enforcement solve cases - PBS NewsHour

Local prosecutors across the country have iPhones they would like to unlock in criminal investigations, and they want to know if the FBI will share its new technique from the San Bernardino case. In a Louisiana murder, a district attorney says ...and more »

Feds ordered Google's help unlocking nine Android phones since 2012 - The Verge

Apple's San Bernardino fight may be over, but the government is still seeking both Apple and Google's help in unlocking phones. New research from the American Civil Liberties Union shows 63 different cases in which the government compelled help from ...and more »

FBI pledges to assist local police in unlocking iPhones - CBS News

Less than a week after the FBI was able to unlock an iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, the federal investigators are pledging to help local law enforcement departments facing similar problems. In a letter to local police ...and more »

FBI assures it will help authorities unlock devices when allowed by law - Reuters

Pieces of an iPhone are seen in a repair store in New York, February 17, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz. 1/2. left. right. A woman uses a mobile device while working out in San Francisco, California July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith. 2/2. left. right.and more »

FBI Tells Local Law Enforcement It Will Help Unlock Phones - BuzzFeed News

A law enforcement official told BuzzFeed News the FBI sent the advisory to local authorities on Friday in order to provide them with “technical assistance.” posted on Apr. 1, 2016, at 9:22 p.m.. Salvador Hernandez. BuzzFeed News Reporter. Tweet · Tumblr.and more »

US asked Google to unlock phones 9 times since 2012 - Yahoo Tech

Fresh off the back of the tussles between U.S. law enforcement and Apple (AAPL), new research has revealed that search giant Google (GOOGL)has been asked several times since 2012 to help unlock Android phones. The American Civil Liberties Union ...and more »

Google Also Has Been Ordered to Help Unlock Phones, Records Show - Wall Street Journal

Apple may be in the headlines, but Google has also been ordered to help federal agents unlock phones in several states. WSJ's Devlin Barrett reports. Photo: AP. By. Devlin Barrett. Devlin Barrett. The Wall Street Journal. BiographyDevlin Barrett · @ ...and more »

A beginner's guide to encryption - Christian Science Monitor

Don't understand encryption or the policy debates around it? Let us walk you through the basics. By Malena Carollo, Staff writer April 1, 2016. Save for later Saved. Reuters / Susana Vera. About video ads. View Caption. 1 of 1. When iPhone encryption ...and more »

Why the FBI Might Not Have to Share Their Secret iPhone Method - NBCNews.com

FBI investigators have a method to get data off iPhones. The federal law enforcement agency does not seem in a rush to tell anyone how it's doing it, however. While the U.S. government has a "vulnerabilities equities process," there are no strict rules ...and more »

The FBI has made us all vulnerable with its iPhone hack - The Independent

Since the horrific Brussels and Istanbul attacks we've all looked at our daily lives and saw vulnerability and risk. Where else could terrorists attack? We begin to formulate security responses. CCTV, communication, surveillance, identity cards - they ...and more »