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FBI Paid beneath $1 Million to release San Bernardino iPhone: reviews

The FBI paid underneath $1 million (more or less Rs. 6 crores) for the approach used to free up the iPhone utilized by one of the San Bernardino shooters – a figure smaller than the $1.three million the organization’s chief to start with indicated the hack cost, numerous US authorities resources stated on Thursday. The Federal Bureau of research may ... Read More »

FBI Yet to Find Links to Foreign Terrorists on San Bernardino iPhone

The FBI has found no links to foreign terrorists on the iPhone of a San Bernardino, California, terrorist but is still hoping that an ongoing analysis could advance its investigation into the mass shooting in December, US law enforcement officials said. For instance, geolocation data found on the phone might yet yield clues into the movements of the shooters in ... Read More »

FBI Paid Hackers to Get Data From San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone: Reports

The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist’s phone with the help of professional hackers who discovered and brought to the bureau at least one previously unknown software flaw, according to people familiar with the matter. The new information was then used to create a piece of hardware that helped the FBI to crack the iPhone’s four-digit personal identification number without ... Read More »

FBI: ‘Too Early’ to Say if Anything Valuable Is on San Bernardino iPhone

After a protracted and very public dispute between the FBI and Apple, federal authorities said last week that investigators were able to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, attackers. So what have they actually found? It’s too soon to say, according to the FBI’s top lawyer. The FBI is still analyzing data found on ... Read More »

FBI: ‘Too Early’ to Say if Anything Valuable Is on San Bernardino iPhone

After a protracted and very public dispute between the FBI and Apple, federal authorities said last week that investigators were able to access a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, attackers. So what have they actually found? It’s too soon to say, according to the FBI’s top lawyer. The FBI is still analyzing data found on ... Read More »

US Argues for ‘Modest’ Apple Help in San Bernardino Attacks Probe

Forcing Apple to help unlock an iPhone is a “modest” demand which may turn up vital evidence in a terrorist attack, the US government argued Thursday, upping the ante in its legal standoff with the technology giant. A brief filed by the Justice Department was the latest shot in a battle which has fueled intense debate on whether Apple must ... Read More »

What if the San Bernardino Shooters Had Been Using a Samsung Galaxy Phone?

As Apple continues to battle with the FBI over whether it should help unlock an iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook, a gunman in the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., in December, some people following the debate have raised this question: Would this issue have played out any differently if the phone were an Android, such as a Samsung ... Read More »

iPhone Could Identify Unknown San Bernardino Attacker, Says Prosecutor

Information contained in an encrypted iPhone could help finally answer whether there was a third assailant in the San Bernardino terror attack that killed 14 people, according to court papers filed by the county’s district attorney. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said Friday that the question of a third attacker has nagged investigators despite no supporting evidence. “We’ve never ... Read More »

Husband of San Bernardino Attack Victim Takes Apple’s Side in FBI Spat

A man whose wife was wounded during the San Bernardino attack has taken Apple’s side in its ongoing battle with the FBI over unlocking a iPhone used by one of the shooters. Salihin Kondoker the husband of Anies Kondoker, who was shot three times, but survived the attack at Inland Regional Center on December 2 that left 14 dead wrote ... Read More »

Unlocking San Bernardino iPhone Would Be ‘Bad for America’ – Apple CEO

Apple chief Tim Cook on Wednesday said that complying with a court order to help the FBI break into an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters would be “bad for America,” and set a legal precedent that would offend many Americans. “Some things are hard, and some things are right, and some things are both – this ... Read More »