COMMENT:

Should cops be able to unlock phones or not by using hacking and cracking devices?
Security experts used to say "absolutely not!" but some now say "maybe" because there are way worse alternatives on the horizon.

Israeli digital forensics company Cellebrite has made a name for itself by creating devices that can use flaws in how the security measures on Apple and Google Android devices are designed, and unlock them.

At NZ$7500 a pop, police could use the Cellebrite's Universal Forensic Extraction (UFED) and similar devices to unlock iPhones.

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That was last year, and Apple quickly figured out what was