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Apple Has Blocked Law Enforcement From Using the GrayKey Forensic Hacking Tool

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Apple’s latest iteration of iOS has reportedly blocked the GrayKey hacking device, which is often used by law enforcement to break into locked iPhones. 

According to the report, the $15,000 tool made by a shadowy company called Grayshift is now only capable of performing a “partial extraction” of data, meaning it can pull a few unencrypted files and some metadata that’s virtually worthless.

It’s still unclear what exact change could have been made to shut GrayKey out.

Curated from Gizmodo

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