Hackers took down Apple Safari and Adobe Flash earning $282,500 in prizes on Wednesday, the first day of the annual Pwn2Own hacking challenge in Vancouver.
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Apple’s latest court filing in its ongoing legal tussle with the FBI challenges the constitutionality of the government’s demands that Apple help unlock Syed Farook’s phone.
Former counterterrorism chief Richard A. Clarke told NPR questioned the FBI’s motivations in its debate against Apple over unlocking a terrorist’s iPhone.
A New York Times report posits that the popular instant messaging platform WhatsApp may be the next technology company to find itself in the crosshairs of the Department of Justice and its war on crypto.
Threatpost Editor Mike Mimoso talks to Synack director of research and well-known OS X hacker Patrick Wardle about the discovery of an OS X malware dropper that likely was developed by the Hacking Team.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including how Amazon is backtracking on encryption when it comes to their devices, a new set of alleged passcode bypasses for iOS, and the new OS X ransomware KeRanger.
The Justice Department took off the gloves in its latest volley against Apple and its refusal to comply with a court order to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone.
Apple’s head of software engineering cautions that the FBI wants to turn back the clock on iPhone security, while the San Bernardino DA says a cyber pathogen may be dormant on shooter Syed Farook’s phone.
Apple has yet to patch a series of bypass vulnerabilities in iOS that could let an attacker sidestep the passcode authorization screen on iPhones and iPads.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap RSA 2016, the pervasiveness of the FBI vs. Apple debate, OpenSSL two years after Heartbleed, and why hacking back is always a bad idea.