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Austrian authorities include Cellebrite devices in smartphone hacking efforts - report

Tuesday 4 December 2018 | 10:20 CET | News
Austrian police authorities have the ability to search through iPhones and other current smartphones despite encryption, reports Der Standard, referring to statements by a forensic data specialist. Police officers can put a suspect's smartphone immediately into flight mode so that the suspect cannot reset the device through the cloud.  The data are then transferred to and examined on a separate device, and the police can even recover partially deleted data. The device is said to be a product by Israeli manufacturer Cellebrite, which also supplies for the FBI and German authorities.

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Companies: Cellebrite
Countries: Austria
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