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Unlocking your phone’s secrets

Devices give access to those willing to pay up

“There isn’t much to prevent a company from selling the devices to people—to anyone—not just law enforcement,” BKC Senior Researcher David O’Brien says, in this interview with Boston 25 News on the tools being used by police to crack suspects' personal digital devices. “On the one hand, law enforcement is obviously very interested in gaining access to the types of information that we have on our cell phones to conduct investigations. On the other hand, we’re also concerned about the same vulnerabilities on the phones that can be exploited by hackers that just want to do bad things.”


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