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Security firm claims it can unlock any iPhone

Security firm Cellebrite claims it has found a way to unlock iPhones and other devices running iOS 7 to iOS 12.3. The company says that it can “bypass or determine locks and perform a full file system extraction” by using “sophisticated algorithms to minimize unlock attempts.”

The Israeli company is known for developing and selling tools that bypass smartphone security. For instance, it is offering a solution dubbed Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) to law enforcement, government agencies, and military. According to the firm, UFED can extract data from over 20,000 types of smartphones.

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