FBI Refuses to Say Who Hacked San Bernardino Terrorist’s iPhone

The FBI still doesn’t want to reveal who hacked the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone and how much it paid for it, even though this particular information is the subject of a lawsuit filed by The Associated Press, Vice Media, and the parent company of USA Today.

In a report today, AP reveals that the FBI did share some documents regarding the investigation, but the 100 pages of records include tons of censored information, such as the identity of the vendor that helped officers break into the iPhone used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the terrorists involved in the December 2015 shootings.

At that time, the FBI seized the phone and requested Apple to unlock it, as the iPhone was protected with a password that the bureau wasn’t able to crack on its own.

Apple refused to help on security and privacy grounds, and the dispute was then moved to co… (read more)

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