Months after the FBI hacked into the iPhone by cracking Apple’s encryption code, India’s Delhi Police is trying to get the technology to unlock the company’s devices. Indian cops are also in touch with international companies to find ways to extract data from 8,400 other mobile phones manufactured by Blackberry and Chinese companies.
The police is in the process of getting the software and training to unlock and extract data from iPhones, and iCloud. According to The Times of India, the police event hope to decrypt WhatsApp’s end-to-end encrypted chats. It also wants to access contacts, messages, call lists, deleted social media posts and geo data, as well as details from apps like Foursquare, Line, Viber, Dropbox, Remember the Milk, Textie, VK and Kik.