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Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone

Forensics firm says it can break into any iPhone or high-end Android phone

Apple makes it a point with every product announcement to stress security and privacy features. That exact thing happened just a few weeks ago at Apple’s annual developer event, where the company unveiled several new privacy-centric features that other companies might not be able to replicate (because, you know, Android). But iPhone encryption is only as good as your password. If you don’t use one, or if your password can be easily guessed, anyone with physical access to your phone can get into it. Then there are companies out there that specialize in unlocking mobile devices regardless of how strong the password is, companies that have been working with law enforcement agencies to crack devices during investigations. One of them is Israeli firm Cellebrite, which claims that it can now break into any iPhone or iPad running on Apple’s latest iOS release, as well as high-end Android phones.

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