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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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Apple SVP Craig Federighi Calls FBI’s iPhone Demands ‘Disappointing’

Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President says that law enforcement wants his company to roll back the security standard of the iOS mobile operating system to intentionally make it less secure. Strongly disagreeing with law enforcement’s stance on the matter, Federighi has pushed the company’s view forward and explained why it matters. Federighi in an opinion piece on the Washington Post noted that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance’s has proposed that Apple should revert the security sophistication on its mobile operating system to iOS 7, the software version that was…

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