The FBI paid more than $1 million to an unidentified third party to help agents unlock the iPhone of a terrorist involved in last year’s San Bernardino
The Justice Department still needs Apple¿s help in unlocking a convicted drug dealer¿s iPhone in a New York City case, despite successfully having employed a third-party to access a similar device used by one of the terrorists involved in December¿s San Bernardino attacks.
The FBI has not decided whether to share with Apple Inc. details about how the bureau hacked into an iPhone linked to a California terrorism investigation, the
The FBI has agreed to help prosecutors gain access to an iPhone 6 and an iPod that might hold evidence in an Arkansas murder trial, just days after the agency
Apple Inc. refused to give the FBI software the agency desperately wanted. Now Apple is the one that needs the FBI's assistance.
The successful hack of a phone linked to the San Bernardino terror attacks is unlikely to help police win greater access to encrypted data in thousands of
A legal battle weighing privacy rights against the government's need to investigate terrorism came to an end Monday when the FBI said it found a way to gain
Federal officials said Monday that they have unlocked the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters and are dropping a request in front of a federal judge that sought to force Apple to help with that effort.
That legal mess between the FBI and Apple over the last two months? The tech world wants to make sure it doesn't happen again.
Can you tell whether these are real techniques suggested for hacking the iPhone at the heart of the Apple-FBI fight or ways a James Bond movie character has tried to kill 007?
Wary of the stigma of working with the FBI, many established hackers say assisting the investigation would violate their industry¿s core principles.
Federal officials have been tight-lipped about exactly who has offered to help them open the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook -- without help
In its monthlong fight with the Department of Justice over digital privacy, Apple has insisted it would under no circumstances force its engineers to undermine
A top FBI official said it would take at least two weeks to determine whether investigators can open the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook without help from Apple.
The U.S. government's announcement that it might be able to unlock a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone without Apple's help is not likely to end the debate over
The U.S. government says it might have a way to unlock the iPhone of one of the assailants in December's terror attack in San Bernardino without the help of Apple.
As Apple Inc. began Monday's product-launch event, there was an elephant in the room: the company's legal battle with the U.S. government over an encrypted
In its back-and-forth legal wrangling with the FBI over a killer's locked iPhone, Apple got a final word in Tuesday -- arguing again in court papers that
Since the 1990s, U.S. law enforcement has expressed concern about "going dark," defined as an inability to access encrypted communications or data even with a
The interview and other recent steps by the worlds most valuable company suggest Apple is attempting to frame the contentious battle over encryption with key demographic groups including o ...
Justice officials on Thursday made the latest move in their high-stakes legal battle with Apple, pushing back against the technology company¿s efforts to escape an order compelling it to help unlock a terrorist¿s iPhone.
A local prosecutor has offered an unusual justification for forcing Apple to help hack an iPhone used by a San Bernardino mass killer.
FBI Director James B. Comey said his agents have ¿engaged all parts of the U.S. government¿ to try to get into San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook¿s work iPhone -- with nothing to show for it.
The unfolding showdown between Apple and the FBI is almost invariably depicted in terms of the security and privacy of your smartphone.
The fight over unlocking the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers goes to Capitol Hill Tuesday when FBI director James B. Comey and Apple¿s general counsel are both set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee.
Apple won the latest round in its battle with the U.S. government over accessing iPhones in criminal investigations on Monday when a federal judge said he would not force the technology giant to assist in a drug probe.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Capt. Chris Cahhal doesn't mince words when deputies bring him an iPhone 6 and ask for help gathering information from the device.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook defended his hard-line stance against the FBI and authorities over consumer privacy as ¿the right things to do¿ during the company¿s annual investors conference Friday.
It would take Apple Inc. two to four weeks and up to 10 employees to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, an Apple official said in the company¿s much-anticipated court filing Thursday.
Apple dug in Thursday for its blockbuster legal battle against the U.S. government, arguing in new court papers that a federal judge overstepped her authority
The fight between Apple and the FBI over unlocking one of the San Bernardino attackers¿ phones will impact other cases where law enforcement is trying to get access to encrypted devices, FBI Director James Comey said Thursday.
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said the Obama administration should have done more to work out a technical solution with his company before seeking a controversial court order in the San Bernardino terrorism investigation.
Battle lines continued to be drawn in the dispute between Apple Inc. and the FBI as attorneys for the tech giant offered a clearer sense of their strategy to
In Apple's fight to knock down a court order requiring it to help FBI agents unlock a killer¿s iPhone, the tech giant plans to argue that the judge in the case has overreached in her use of an obscure law and infringed on the company¿s 1st Amendment rights, an Apple attorney said Tuesday.
The FBI hasn't made any headway in its standoff with Apple Inc., and the bitter feud isn't changing minds at competitors either.
Among those debating Apple's stance against the Justice Department are a handful of people who know from experience what it is like to have a terrorist's gun
Amid the tense standoff between the FBI and Apple, protests are planned across the nation Tuesday supporting the tech giant's refusal to unlock the San Bernardino gunman¿s iPhone.
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates has jumped into the debate over Apple Inc.'s fight with the FBI over unlocking an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino attack, saying "the government shouldn't have to be completely blind."
Apple lawyer Ted Olson said Sunday that the tech heavyweight has good reason not to help federal investigators hack an iPhone that belonged to one of the San
Apple, which is battling a legal order to help the FBI open a terrorist's encrypted iPhone, urged the government to back down Monday, calling instead for a
More than half of Americans say Apple should unlock an iPhone at the center of a escalating battle with the government, a new Pew Resarch Center survey found.
The struggle between Apple Inc. and federal officials over unlocking an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terror attack is a legal battle, but for Apple, it's also a battle to stay in its customers' good graces.
The public battle between Apple and the FBI over a court order requiring the tech giant to unlock the San Bernardino gunman's iPhone continued to heat up
The FBI is resorting to the courts to force Apple to unlock the San Bernardino gunman's iPhone not to "set a precedent or send any kind of message," but to
To comply with the FBI's demand to unlock mass shooter Syed Rizwan Farook's iPhone would spring open "Pandora's box," endangering the privacy of millions of
The battle between the FBI and Apple Inc. over whether the tech giant should help open the locked cellphone of one of the San Bernardino shooters took a
Senior Apple executives underscored Friday that they have no intention of backing down in a high-stakes fight with the FBI over an iPhone used by one of the
The battle over Apple's refusal to give the FBI the tools to unlock a terrorist's smartphone escalated sharply Friday when the government urged a federal judge
Any hope that the Obama administration might try to de-escalate the fight with Apple evaporated Friday when the Justice Department asked a federal magistrate to
The consumer technology industry and the law enforcement community have been on a collision course over consumer privacy for years. Now, in the confrontation
In a stinging rebuke to Apple, federal prosecutors contended Friday that the tech giant is "not above the law" and could easily help the government unlock a terrorist's iPhone without undermining anyone else's privacy.
Apple chief Tim Cook's refusal to help the FBI unlock a terrorist's iPhone set off a worldwide debate about whether technology providers should be able to protect users' data so securely, law enforcement is shut out. Here's what you need to know.
When Apple objected to an order by a federal judge to build software to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to one the San Bernardino terrorists, it set-off a
A court order requiring Apple to create a way to help law enforcement get access to a terrorist's smartphone amounts to an "unprecedented" stretch of an
As hackers prove time and again that they can and will invade our digital lives, Apple Inc. has strengthened its security system to make its services nearly
It's a battle that on its face appears to pit one of the biggest tech companies in the U.S. against the country's most powerful law enforcement agency.
Setting up a pitched battle between Silicon Valley and the counter-terrorism community, Apple's chief executive said Wednesday that his company would fight a
In the locked-iPhone battle between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Apple, the feds may have the judiciary on their side, but the tech giant has the
Legal titan Ted Olson has signed on to help Apple Inc. fight a court order requiring the tech giant to assist the FBI in unlocking a phone belonging to one of
Legal experts say the battle between the federal government and Apple Inc. over unlocking the contents of an iPhone is about more than simply helping
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson both say Apple should help the FBI uncover encrypted data on a cellphone belonging to the San Bernardino
The terrorist attack that left 14 people dead in San Bernardino in December changed Rudy Garcia's sense of the world. The San Bernardino resident was at work at
Cyber security experts warned Wednesday that the battle over a court order requiring Apple to help the FBI access encrypted data on a cellphone belonging to the couple that killed 14 people in San Bernardino will have far-reaching consequences for the tech industry.
Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook said his company will resist a federal judge's order to access encrypted data hidden on a cellphone that belonged to the terrorist couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino last year.
Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook's stand against having his firm help unlock encrypted data on the San Bernardino shooters' cellphone is part of a larger battle between
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook has made no secret of his position on helping outsiders -- including the government -- access Apple users' information. Even before he said Wednesday that Apple would resist a federal judge's order to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters who killed 14 people in a December rampage, Cook has said repeatedly that his company has never worked with government agencies to "create a back door" in any of its products or services.
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook has issued a detailed statement explaining his company¿s reasons for declining to help federal investigators unlock encrypted data hidden in a phone used by one of the San Bernardino terror suspects.
FBI technicians have been unable to unlock encrypted data on a cellphone that belonged to the terrorist couple who killed 14 people in San Bernardino on Dec. 2, the FBI director said Tuesday.