FBI Purchased ‘A Tool’ to Unlock iPhones, Doesn’t Work on Newer Devices

FBI Director James Comey has revealed that the government had purchased ‘a tool’ from a private party to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, reports CNN. At this time, it’s unclear if the data gleaned from the device is useful.”Litigation between the government and Apple over the San Bernardino phone has ended, because the government has purchased, from a private party, a way to get into that phone, 5C, running iOS 9,” Comey said.It’s likely that Israeli forensics company Cellebrite was the source of the tool.Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Newsletter,   App Store,   YouTubeAdvertise Here

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