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Feds can’t tell Apple how they cracked San Bernardino iPhone

We’ve heard plenty of bluster about how the FBI won’t tell Apple how it cracked the iPhone 5c at the heart of the San Bernardino shooting case, but there’s another possibility, too: that the Feds can’t tell Apple how it did it. Why? Because according to a new report, citing Obama administration sources, it may […]

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FBI unlikely to tell Apple how it cracked San Bernardino iPhone

The Department of Justice is unlikely to reveal to Apple exactly how it was able to hack the locked iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters, according to a federal law enforcement official. The FBI reportedly paid Israeli tech security firm Cellebrite $ 15,000 for its assistance in coming up with a way to get around the […]

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FBI cracks San Bernardino iPhone without Apple’s help

The U.S. Department of Justice reportedly plans to remove all legal action against Apple after the FBI found that it was able to successfully hack the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone without assistance from Apple. Apple and the FBI have been fighting a very public legal battle over whether the government can force the iPhone-maker to […]

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FBI teams up with Israeli firm to hack San Bernardino iPhone

The mysterious party that is assisting the FBI in its quest to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c may have finally been revealed today, and contrary to previous theories, it’s not the NSA. Cellebrite, an Israeli tech firm specializing in mobile forensic software, has reportedly offered to help the FBI unlock the iPhone. Citing […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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