San Bernardino

FBI Apparently Paid Under $1 Million for iPhone Hack: Reuters

Apparently FBI director James Comey isn't aware of the bill the government paid for the hack that cracked open the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone 5c. Last week Comey said the agency paid more than he will make in the remaining seven years and four months he has in his job, which, converted into US dollars, would...

Apple’s Help May No Longer Be Needed to Crack iPhones

If the government can unlock the iPhone using "an outside party", then Apple's assistance is not needed anymore, a letter filed on Thursday by the iPhone maker in a Brooklyn federal court suggests (via Reuters). You may recall that, earlier this week, the FBI asked the court to cancel the hearing in the San Bernardino...

San Bernardino Survivor’s Family Speaks Up in Apple-FBI Legal Dispute

A San Bernardino terrorist attack survivor’s family has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the ongoing Apple vs. FBI legal dispute, saying that the terrorist’s locked iPhone 5C is unlikely to hold any valuable information, BuzzFeed News reports. Salihin Kondoker, whose wife Anies Kondoker was shot three times but survived the attack, has written in a...