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Israeli Forensic Firm 'Cellebrite' is Helping FBI to Unlock Terrorist's iPhone

Israeli Forensic Firm 'Cellebrite' is Helping FBI to Unlock Terrorist's iPhone

March 23, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Meet the security company that is helping Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in unlocking San Bernardino shooters’ iPhone: The Israeli mobile forensics firm Cellebrite . Yes, Cellebrite – the provider of mobile forensic software from Israel – is helping the FBI in its attempt to unlock iPhone 5C that belonged to San Bernardino shooter, Syed Rizwan Farook, the Israeli YNetNews reported on Wednesday. The company's website claims that its service allows investigators to unlock Apple devices running iOS 8.x " in a forensically sound manner and without any hardware intervention or risk of device wipe. " If Cellebrite succeeds in unlocking Farook’s iPhone, the FBI will no longer need Apple to create a backdoored version of its iOS operating system that could let it access data on Farook's locked iPhone 5C. Apple is engaged in a legal encryption battle with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) over a court order that forces the company to write
A New Company Called Alphabet Now Owns Google; Sundar Pichai Becomes New CEO

A New Company Called Alphabet Now Owns Google; Sundar Pichai Becomes New CEO

August 11, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Well, this was a very unexpected move by Google. Google Co-Founder Larry Page announced a restructuring of the whole company, revealing the creation of the umbrella " Alphabet " corporation. But, don’t worry… Google isn’t dead! Rather, Google will become part of Alphabet. Why Google Rebrands As ‘Alphabet’ Over time, Google, the Mountain View company has become a lot more than just a Search Engine. Google created and acquired a large number of other popular Internet services, including Android, YouTube and Gmail, that makes too much difficult for a single company to manage all of them effectively. According to Google Founders, it’s time, when different projects require different leaders, different company cultures, and different types of resources. " Our model is to have a strong CEO, who runs each business, with Sergey and me in service to them as needed ," Page wrote . So the founders decided to create an all new parental brand that
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