San Bernardino News, Articles and Updates

Survey: Hackers believe strongly in privacy... unless they're paid to crack passwords

Four out of five surveyed hackers agreed that Apple was right to refuse the FBI's request for a backdoor into the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. Yet 52 percent said they would help the FBI crack an iPhone's password for a fee.

FBI cracks iPhone, no longer needs Apple's assistance

The FBI have finally cracked the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooters with the aid of an Israeli firm, bringing a short respite to a fight over encryption that many say is inevitable.

Judge: Pending final ruling, Apple has not flouted order to help FBI

US District Court Judge Sheri Pym earlier this week validated Apple's assertion that it has so far not defied her previous court order to assist the FBI in cracking the encryption protecting the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.