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FBI: We're Still Using the San Bernardino iPhone Cracking Method & Won't Share
14 March 2017, 4:49 pm

The FBI is refusing to release information about the tool it used to break down the encryption levels around the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter because it might still have use for it. 

There was a huge scandal last year as Apple said it could do absolutely nothing to help the FBI crack the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter. It wasn't long before the FBI said it no longer needed Apple's help because it managed to crack the device on its own. How? They didn't say and continue to refuse to share any information about it. 

The government is currently fighting against three news organizations who want the FBI to release information about how it unlocked the passcode-protected phone of Syed Farook.  There have been ample speculations in regards to this issue, including the fact that they may have outsourced the case. 

"Disclosure of this information could reasonably be expected to cause serious damage to national security ... (read more)

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