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FBI’s iPhone Hack May Not Necessarily Crack Other Cases: Experts

In some respite to India’s cheapest smartphone makers, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday granted interim relief to Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd – the Noida-based firm that created a global buzz after announcing the launch of the controversial Freedom 251, a Rs. 251 smartphone, last month. While hearing the plea, the division bench of Justice B.K. Narayan and Justice Shashi Kant ordered the UP state government to furnish a status report on an urgent basis by April 5, further directing that no coercive steps be taken till then against the…

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US May Not Need Apple’s Help to Crack iPhone

US May Not Need Apple’s Help to Crack iPhone The US government said Monday it may have found a way to crack the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers without Apple’s help, possibly avoiding a showdown with the tech giant. In a court filing, federal prosecutors said that on Sunday, an unidentified “outside party” had demonstrated to the FBI a possible way to unlock Syed Farook’s iPhone. “Our top priority has always been gaining access into the phone used by the terrorist in San Bernardino,” Justice Department spokeswoman…

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