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Rappler's latest stories on phone security

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Israeli firm can steal phone data in seconds

Nov 23, 2016 - 12:24 PM

When a new phone is launched the firm s 250 person team begins its attempt to crack it a process that can range from a few days to months

TOOLS OF THE TRADE. An engineer shows devices and explains the technology developed by the Israeli firm Cellebrite's technology on November 9, 2016 in the Israeli city of Petah Tikva. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP

Apple says expert panel should take up encryption issue

Feb 23, 2016 - 5:37 PM

Battle lines are drawn in the case with many tech firms and encryption experts backing Apple and law enforcement supporters siding with the government

TIM COOK. A file picture dated May 21, 2013 shows Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook preparing to testify before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee's Investigations Subcommittee in Washington, DC, USA. File Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

New iOS 6.1 bypass vulnerability found

Feb 26, 2013 - 9:20 AM

A new issue on iOS 6 1 gives a new way for people to bypass the security on iPhones

NEW FLAW. A new trick has been discovered which allows others to bypass an iPHone's passcode security. Screen shot from Apple.