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iPhone SE Is ‘Same Old Technology’, Says LG Mobile Chief

Apple’s new iPhone SE, unveiled on Monday, promises to meet the demand for a smaller iPhone, and by sticking to the smaller size of the iPhone 5s, it also means that people who didn’t like the larger screen size of the new models now have a smaller option to choose. Not everybody is impressed with Apple’s iPhone SE though, as ... Read More »

UN Human Rights Chief Warns of Implications of Apple-FBI Row

An FBI demand that Apple unlock an iPhone risks setting a dangerous precedent that could have a chilling effect on human rights, the United Nations rights chief warned Friday. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein’s intervention came after Apple’s largest rivals backed the tech giant’s bid to resist the US government demand seeking to access the iPhone used by one of the ... Read More »

Paris Attacks Linked to Encryption: NSA Chief

Last year’s deadly attacks in Paris “would not have happened” without the use of encrypted communications to enable the perpetrators to avoid detection, the NSA chief said in an interview. National Security Agency director Michael Rogers was quoted in a Yahoo News report Wednesday as confirming speculation about the use of encryption in the November massacre on the streets of ... Read More »

FBI Chief Acknowledges Apple Case May Set Privacy Precedent

FBI Director James Comey said the government isn’t looking to send a message with a court order to compel Apple to unlock a terror suspect’s iPhone but acknowledged that the case may set a precedent. Federal prosecutors simply want any potential evidence that may be on a phone used by one of the attackers in the December mass shooting in ... Read More »

Apple Encryption Fracas About ‘Victims and Justice’: FBI Chief

A court order the US government requested to force Apple to unlock an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino shooting rampage is about “the victims and justice,” FBI Director James Comey said. In his first public remarks since Apple CEO Tim Cook said he would fight the federal magistrate’s order, Comey said the Justice Department’s request is simply about gaining ... Read More »

Hacking Group Chief Says Close to Breaking Encryption Used by Popular Games Like FIFA 16

In a complete volte-face, Chinese hacking group 3DM has announced that it is close to breaking the games industry’s copy-protection tech of choice, Denuvo. “3DM will soon announce that we have a solution to the latest Denuvo encryption used on games including ‘FIFA 16’, ‘Just Cause 3’, and ‘Tomb Raider: The Rise'[Rise of the Tomb Raider],” says 3DM leader Bird ... Read More »