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For $15,000, GrayKey Promises to Crack iPhone Passcodes for Police

A little-known Atlanta, Ga.-based tech outfit appeared seemingly out of nowhere this month with a bold claim — that it can crack the passcodes on even the most recent iPhones, a feat managed by only a select few. Grayshift wasn’t widely known until Forbes blew the lid on the company earlier this month — likely because the company’s main clientele are police departments and local law enforcement divisions.

Details are available in an article by Zack Whittaker in the ZDNet web site at

I am betting that Apple will improve the encryption in the iPhone in a new software release before long.

Categories: Cell Phones, Encryption

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