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US government still pursuing court order to unlock iPhone in New York case

The Justice Department told a federal judge Friday that it would continue to pursue a court order to unlock a seized  iPhone at the center of a New York drug probe.The move comes weeks after the government withdrew a similar request in an unrelated terror investigation in the Southern California county of San Bernardino. read more

Judge invalidates warrant that let feds hack Tor-using child porn suspect

A federal judge in Massachusetts Wednesday in favor of a man accused of accessing child pornography through Tor, finding that the warrant issued by a Virginia-based judge was invalid.That malware then led authorities to the computer of defendant Alex Levin, of Norwood, Massachusetts, and they criminally charged him with possession of child pornography. read more