A Russian computer forensics company, ElcomSoft, says it has developed a toolkit that can help law enforcement agencies quickly access encrypted file systems on Apple's iPhone.
ElcomSoft's toolkit is an important development as smartphone security and privacy have become a hot-button issue.
Last month, researchers discovered that the iPhone was tracking users' locations as they moved from place to place. The information was stored in an unencrypted file on the iPhone, as well as in iTunes backups. After privacy advocates complained that the iPhone was tracking user movements, Apple responded saying that it had no desire to track … Read more