A password will be e-mailed to you.

FBI Cracks The Encrypted iPhone Of San Bernardino’s Gunman Without Seeking Apple’s Help


29 March, 2016, USA: There is another twist in the tail of San Bernardino’s shootout case, US Justice Department (DOJ) has successfully cracked and accessed the data stored on the iPhone that belonged to one of the shooters. The department made the news official on Monday that it has managed to sneak into the phone without seeking any help from Apple and hence, ending its court battle with the tech company.

The government asked a federal judge to vacate a disputed order forcing Apple to help the FBI break into the iPhone, saying it was no longer necessary. The court filing in US District Court for the Central District of California provided no details about how the FBI did it or who showed it how.

Commenting on the development, Melaine Newman, Spokeswoman, DOJ said, “As the government noted in its filing today, the FBI has now successfully retrieved the data stored on the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone and therefore no longer the assistance from Apple is required by this Court Order. The FBI is currently reviewing the information on the phone, consistent with standard investigatory procedures.”

Elaborating on the subject, law enforcement officials commented, “DOJ no longer requires the assistance of Apple in unlocking the iPhone that belonged to San Bernardino gunman Syed Farook given that the third party method demonstrated to FBI earlier this month proved successful.”


Also Read-

FBI Hints That It Can Compel Apple To Provide The Source Code

Bill Gates Takes The Side Of FBI In FBI Vs Apple Issue

Israeli Company Cellebrite Helping FBI Crack iPhone Security




No more articles
Send this to a friend