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FBI Asked for Password Reset on Shooter’s iPhone

In the chaotic aftermath of the shootings in San Bernardino, California, in December, FBI investigators seeking to recover data from the iPhone of one of the shooters asked a technician in the California county to reset the phone’s iCloud password. But that apparent fog-of-war error foreclosed the possibility of an automatic backup to the Apple iCloud servers that might have ... Read More »

Apple Being Asked for Access to Just One iPhone, Says White House

The court ruling ordering Apple to help unlock an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino attackers represents just one case, the White House said on Wednesday, emphasizing that the US Department of Justice is asking the tech giant for access to a single device. In a briefing with reporters, White House spokesman Josh Earnest deferred to the Justice ... Read More »