Skype, Facebook. Tinder and many other dating sites are experiencing this kind of scam nowadays. Sextortion scam targets people who like to add random people searching for someone to talk to, or even sex. They are then obliged to pay the scammer in exchange for what the scammer holds against them.
Much to the dismay of the FBI officials, San Bernardino shooter's iPhone brought nothing of relevance for the case. Also, despite the aid and assistance of the speculated professional hackers, it was not able to bring in much help for the case.
The FBI has not yet decided if it will share its secrets in hacking the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone with Apple. It also revealed that it was only able to hack the iPhone 5c and not any other gadget.
The immensely popular WhatsApp of Facebook claims that it is shuffling all group chats, calls and messages. If this is true, it will not be able to follow the orders of the government, such as the FBI, if it wants to get information about users’ data and communications.
With its success in hacking the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, the Federal Bureau of Investigations is trying its newfound skills in unlocking more iPhone models. However, it could take the agency many more months to decide the best thing to do with their newly discovered hacking ability.
In a complete turn-about, the FBI is now saying that it does not need help from Apple at all in accessing the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook. ‘NAND mirroring’ has been demonstrated by a third party says an iOS Forensic expert.
Founder of Microsoft Bill Gates expresses that he disapproves of Apple to not support the FBI to build a backdoor for iOS devices. But rather sides with the Government in request to assist further investigation of terrorist activities.
Federal authorities investigating the data breach at JPMorgan Chase & Co(JPM.N) are confident that a criminal case will be filed against the hackers in the coming months, the New York Times reported, citing people briefed on the investigation.