If you are an Android or iOS user, then you will be shocked to know that an Israel based company Cellebrite has claimed that it can unlock any iPhone, iPad or any premium Android Smartphone using a software it has developed. This claim of Cellebrite has put questions on the priacy of users who use handsets of Samsung, Apple, Google and all other Smartphone manufacturing companies.
In fact, the company has devloped this software in the public self to help the police and the legal system. For instance, the police can make use this software to unlock the culprits’ Smartphones and collect data from it. Cellebrite has named this device UFED (Universal Forensic Extraction Device). According to the info mentioned in the official website, the Police can use UFED to access Apps and its inside data in any Android or iOS device. Also using this software the Police can delete any required contet from the handsets.
Cellebrite is proud to introduce #UFED Premium! An exclusive solution for law enforcement to unlock and extract data from all iOS and high-end Android devices. To learn more, click here: https://t.co/WHsaDxzoXz pic.twitter.com/BSixEkyAuL
— Cellebrite (@Cellebrite_UFED) June 14, 2019
The company claims that by using this software any iOS device within version 7 to v12.3 can be unlocked. Apart, this device also can unlock any Android Smartphone with any version. The company further mentions that the software can unlock handsets of Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, Motorola and LG.
According to Media Reports, the American Investigating wing FBI had taken help from Cellebrite to unlock the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, the mastermind of 2015 Inland Regional Center terrorist attack in California. It’s so becasue Apple denied to unlock the device. However, it’s not evident from any official sources if Cellebrite was the company that unlocked the iPhone 5S of the said terrorist.