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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

A Russian Company Says it can Extract Email Addresses and Passwords from Locked iPhones

Elcomsoft, which creates digital forensic software for governments and law enforcement agencies, said on Friday that its iOS Forensic Toolkit can now extract some data from locked iPhones and iPads in Before First Unlock (BFU) mode.

The tool takes advantage of a vulnerability, known as the Checkm8 exploit, in certain iPhone and iPad models. The Elcomsoft iOS Forensic Toolkit sells for $1,495.

Details may be found at https://mashable.com/article/iphone-data-extraction-locked-bfu-mode/.

Categories: Cell Phones, Online Privacy & Security

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