The annual Cryptographers’ Panel at RSA Conference took on the FBI-Apple debate head-on, and could not arrive at a unified conclusion.
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The White House wants to renegotiate the divisive U.S. implementation of the Wassenaar Arrangement rules as they relate to intrusion software.
Researchers say when it comes to car hacking, it’s going to take three years for automakers to catch up with the number of cyber threats targeting cars.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including the ongoing FBiOS battle, a court ruling re: Tor, and Operation Blockbuster.
The ongoing dispute between the FBI and Apple has brought out the fact that Apple must be part of its own threat model going forward.
The Tor Project is dismayed at a District Court judge’s confirmation that the government paid Carnegie Mellon University to research how to unmask users on the Tor network.
Apple attorney Marc J. Zwillinger unsealed a response to the court that shows Apple has received a dozen requests to unlock users’ devices since October.
IOActive researcher Andrew Zonenberg said he has carried out previous hardware-based hacks against silicon chips that he believes could by used by the FBI to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c.
Security expert Dan Guido wrote that Apple has the technical capabilities to bypass or disable passcode protections on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook opposes a court order mandating that Apple help the FBI crack an iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.