FBI Admits It Can’t Hack Newer iPhonesAdded: Saturday, April 9th, 2016
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The director of the federal agency James Comey admitted that the FBI’s method to break into the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5C can’t be applied to newer smartphone models.
Comey confirmed that the hack they used to extract the required information from the device worked on the iPhone 5C and older Apple devices, but cannot be used on newer models with a fingerprint sensor. Security experts suggest that this is connected with older phones’ lack of the so-called “secure enclave” protecting passcodes, security keys and handling the security of the iPhone encryption system.
Comey confirmed that the FBI acquired the tool from a third party after Apple refused to help it bypass the passcode even when brought to the court. The problem is that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has yet to disclose publicly how this tool works, despite informing senators about it. However, if the FBI discloses the secret, Apple will fix the flaw and the law enforcement authorities won’t be able to access the content of the criminals’ iPhones anymore. This is why the FBI is negotiating this move with the government first.
The FBI’s hand might be forced if the use of this tool is required in a criminal case, because such information must be disclosed under the rules of discovery. The FBI’s director also says that the hack is “perishable”, because Apple could update its operating system and render the hack inoperable at any moment. James Comey also promised that the FBI would help other law enforcement agencies by unlocking the iPhones for them, even though the evidence they obtain this way couldn’t be used in court.
The FBI never revealed who it purchased the hack from, only saying that the developers’ motivations align with the FBI’s and both parties were very good at keeping secrets.
Saturday, April 9th, 2016
|It is nothing like a solid heavy hammer can't fix. What?!! It is not to hack things it is to FIX things.|
|They already know how to get in the latest iphone, watch sales of the latest apple core will go down,|
|The only people worried about "protecting their privacy" are paranoid nuts and people doing illegal stuff.|
|#3 Cerebus,That's what Hitler and Stalin used to say to their people as they revoked All of their FREEDOM !! Wake up people or you will lose it all, slowly at first but that is how it starts.|
|posted by (2016-04-09 22:10:09)|
|they are lying|
|posted by (2016-04-10 01:35:36)|
|Really?? Do they think we're stupid?|
And #3..So what are you doing in here then?
People like you are the first ones to run away with their tails between their legs when the proverbial will hit the fan, same goes for all the "grrenies" "do gooders" and the like...Can't wait for open season..lol...
|posted by (2016-04-10 08:06:19)|
|Once again 'terrorism' is being used to justify the further erosion of civil liberties. Pastor Niemoller's poem is still relevant.“|
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.
|They can do it, they just need a good reason to do it. They took the help of an Israel based company in this case, next time they may take the help of the Chinese or the Russians.|
|Oh # 3 you truly are delusional or brain washed to the extreme. lol, I agree with #7 # 6 # 4|
|posted by (2016-04-12 16:12:39)|
|Hey Cerebus #3 -|
Taking a dump, or jacking off, or picking your nose - any normal person would want a certain degree of privacy when engaging in any of those activities. Yet they are not illegal.
So to say "anyone worried about privacy is doing illegal stuff" is just retarded. That's the same thing the government/cops say every time they do a warrantless search of someone without probable cause.
You're not an undercover government spy, are you, Cerebus?
|some like being exposed. some like being abused. i still enjoy my dark little hole at times.|
|posted by (2016-04-15 15:51:57)|
|Why is this new? If the government wants to hack your iphone, they will.It may take longer than if say iphone the COY "helped" but sooner than latter it will be cracked.||
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