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Tag: iMessage

DEA Struggles to Intercept Apple’s iMessage Chat Service Because of Secure Encryption

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com 

The DEA cannot eavesdrop on Apples’s iMessage chat service because of secure encryption, Slate.com reports.

That’s good news if you’re concerned about privacy. 

But for law enforcement, the inability to monitor iMessages sent between two Apple devices is problematic.

Wireless technology has challenged law enforcement’s ability to monitor suspicious activity.

The problem became evident in San Jose, Calif., when agents complained of being unable to intercept iMessages “regardless of the cell phone service provider.”