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U.S. Succeeds in Cracking Apple’s iPhone, Drops Legal Action

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO, March 28 – The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it had succeeded in unlocking an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and dropped its legal case against Apple, ending a high-stakes legal battle but leaving the broader struggle over encryption unresolved. The abrupt end to a

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Israeli Firm Helping FBI to Open Encrypted iPhone: Report

TEL AVIV, March 23 – Israel’s Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation’s attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported on Wednesday. If Cellebrite succeeds, then the FBI will no longer need the help of

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Apple Ordered to Aid FBI in Unlocking California Shooter’s Phone

By Dustin Volz and Joseph Menn WASHINGTON, Feb 17 – A U.S. judge on Tuesday ordered Apple Inc to help the FBI break into a phone recovered from one of the San Bernardino shooters, an order that heightens a long-running dispute between tech companies and law enforcement over the limits of encryption. Apple must provide

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Daesh Broadcast Claims Its Followers Carried out California attacks

By Yasmeen Abutaleb and Rory Carroll BEIRUT, Dec 5  – Daesh said in an online radio broadcast on Saturday that two followers of the militant group had carried out Wednesday’s attack on a social services agency party in California where 14 people were killed. The group’s declaration, in an online radio broadcast comes three days

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U.S. Authorities Look For Militant Links to California Shooters

By Tim Reid and Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Dec 4 – The couple suspected of killing 14 people at a holiday party in California amassed thousands of rounds of ammunition and a dozen pipe bombs, authorities said on Thursday as they sought clues to the pair’s motives and whether they had links to Islamist

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