We Can Hack Any iPhone, Any Android Phone, White Hat Hackers Claim

Doris Richards
June 19, 2019

Some of the things UFED Premium can do include a full file system extraction and gaining access to email attachments, downloaded emails, chat conversations, 3rd party data apps and deleted content, among others. The company mentioned that UFED Premium can unlock iOS devices running version 7 to 12.3 and latest models of Android devices including Samsung Galaxy S6, S7, S8, S9, Xiaomi, Huawei, LG, and Motorola. Governments are just as interested in breaking their way into mobile devices, often for the stated sake of law enforcement, and Cellebrite is only too happy to have them as buyers of its new UEFD Premium system.

No other law enforcement contractor is capable of unlocking such a wide range of iOS and Android devices, or at least not publicly.

While the Israeli white-hat hacking company explains that its solutions aren't supposed to fall into the wrong hands, the simple fact that it's in possession of exploits that could unlock the majority of devices could be reason enough for the manufacturers of these smartphones to increase their efforts of patching these security holes. Apple, however, opposed a judge's order to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation in unlocking an encrypted iPhone used by one of the terrorists involved in the San Bernardino shooting.

Cellebrite is an Israel based forensic firm that manufactures data extraction, transfer and analysis devices for cellular phones and mobile devices.

Cellebrite is not at all shy in announcing a new version of its Universal Forensic Extraction Device, or UFED, named UFED Premium. In the past, they have been able to unlock the iPhone a couple of times to obtain internal data. The service claimed to be created in order to help law enforcement in unlocking and extracting data from locked iOS and Android systems, is sold as an "on-premises tool" so police can buy it and use it however they want.

Israeli forensics firm Cellebrite has told customers that it has discovered an option to break into any iPhone or iPad operating any model of iOS - together with the latest release. Now they claim to have a new service with which they can unlock any iPhone and iPad until iOS 12.3 nearly nothing.

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