Confrontation of security developersInformation and hackers continues. However, in some cases, the information obtained as a result of hacking electronic devices is required by law enforcement agencies to solve and prevent serious crimes. Earlier, the first commercial version of the GrayKey unlock system for the iPhone was introduced.
However, Apple, in turn, has strengthened the protection measures. The next round of confrontation between corporate developers and hackers led to the emergence of a new device that can crack not only Apple devices on the OS up to iOS 12.3, but also Android gadgets.
Cellebrite from Israel announceddeveloping a device called Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) Premium, created to help law enforcement agencies in unlocking and extracting data from locked iOS and Android services. Using UFED Premium, the police will be able to receive information from various applications, chat rooms, email, and so on.
According to Cellebrite, the device will allowAccess information on the iPhone and iPad running operating systems from iOS 7 to iOS 12.3. Also, UFED can access mobile gadgets running Android from Samsung (Galaxy S6 - Galaxy S9), Huawei, LG, Motorola and Xiaomi
In this regard, to ensure reliable protectionApple advises iPhone users to upgrade their devices to iOS 13 to complicate the process of extracting information from the gadget. Earlier it became known that the company Cellebrite assisted the FBI in hacking the iPhone criminals in 2015.