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FBI doesn't have to say who unlocked San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, judge rules

The FBI does not have to reveal the identity of a vendor that helped it unlock the iPhone of one of the shooters in the 2015 San Bernardino terror attack, or the price it paid for the vendor’s services, a federal judge ruled. In summary judgment issued Saturday, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan...

Court says the FBI doesn't have to reveal the cost of hacking the San Bernardino iPhone

You know how super-expensive restaurants don't always put prices on their menus? I'm not saying the FBI paid an enormous sum to access a phone used by one of the perpetrators of the 2015 mass shooting in San Bernardino, California. But I am saying that the FBI just won a court battle for the right not to tell the public how much the job cost. Show More Summary

Federal judge rules FBI not obligated to reveal details about San Bernardino iPhone 5c penetration tool

More than a year after the original filing, a judge has ruled that the FBI is not required to disclose any information on how it entered the iPhone 5c gathered as potential evidence in the San Bernardino shooting incident.

It’s official: We’ll never know how the FBI hacked the San Bernardino iPhone

It seems like ages ago, but it was only last year that Apple and the FBI were embroiled in a bitter legal dispute regarding an iPhone 5c which belonged to one of the San Bernardino terrorists. If you recall, the FBI at the time asked...Show More Summary

The FBI doesn’t have to disclose how it hacked into San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

A federal judge has ruled in favor of the FBI saying the agency doesn’t need to disclose the name of the company it paid to hack into the iPhone 5c owned by the terrorist who gunned down 14 people in 2015, reports Politico. USA Today,...Show More Summary

FBI doesn't have to reveal iPhone hack details, judge rules - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Agency doesn't have to name the vendor that helped hack iPhone from San Bernardino attack, judge rules.

FBI doesn't have to reveal iPhone hack details, judge rules - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology : CNET: News

Agency doesn't have to name the vendor that helped hack iPhone from San Bernardino attack, judge rules.

FBI won't be forced to reveal San Bernardino iPhone hacking tool

The Associated Press, USA Today and Vice News have failed in their attempt to reveal the hacking tool the FBI used to access San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook's iPhone. Judge Tanya Chutkan denied their request in a summary judgment...Show More Summary

Court says the FBI will be allowed to keep San Bernardino iPhone unlocking details a secret

2 weeks agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

As detailed in a new report from ZDNet, the FBI will not be required to disclose how it unlocked the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone early last year. The decision comes after several major news organizations filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit to reveal the tool and its price. more…

Apple’s ‘cop button’ won’t keep your iPhone safe from the police

Whether you’re the San Bernardino shooter or a legal immigrant crossing the border, law enforcement officials in the US might want to inspect the contents of your iPhone. An upcoming feature in iOS 11 might let you disable Touch ID so your device can’t be unlocked with your fingerprint – but as it turns out, that might not be as useful as you think. Show More Summary

Apple’s ‘cop button’ won’t keep your iPhone safe from the police

Whether you’re the San Bernardino shooter or a legal immigrant crossing the border, law enforcement officials in the US might want to inspect the contents of your iPhone. An upcoming feature in iOS 11 might let you disable Touch ID so your device can’t be unlocked with your fingerprint – but as it turns out, that might not be as useful as you think. Show More Summary

Tim Cook’s refusal to help FBI hack iPhone is validated by ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack

The proliferation of the WannaCry ransomware last week unequivocally justifies Apple's steadfast refusal to help the FBI break into an iPhone 5c used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists. As a quick refresher, the FBI last year wanted Apple engineers to create a brand new version of iOS that would allow them to skirt around iOS security measures. Show More Summary

Here’s how much the FBI paid to unlock iPhone of San Bernardino shooter

5 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The FBI paid $900,000 to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino shooters, Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., revealed during questioning of Director James Comey. “I was so struck when San Bernardino happened and you made overtures to allow that device to be opened, and then the FBI had...

Feinstein Reveals How Much FBI Paid to Hack iPhone

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the FBI, says the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked iPhone of a gunman in the San Bernardino, Calif., shootings. The FBI considers the figure classified, and also won't disclose the identity of the vendor...

Sen. Feinstein claims FBI paid $900K to crack San Bernardino shooter's iPhone

The FBI paid approximately $900,000 to a third party to help break into the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein said recently when questioning FBI director James Comey at a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing.

News: Senator reveals FBI paid $900K to hack San Bernardino iPhone

5 months agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

During last week’s questioning of FBI Director James Comey, California Senator Dianne Feinstein inadvertently revealed the amount the agency paid to hack into a terrorist’s iPhone, The Associated Press reports. The FBI has been resisting...Show More Summary

Senator confirms FBI paid $900,000 to unlock San Bernardino iPhone

In early 2016, Apple was embroiled in a battle with the FBI over privacy, specifically whether it could (or would) crack an iPhone 5C following the San Bernardino terrorist attack. Apple refused to specifically create a backdoor piece...Show More Summary

The FBI paid $900,000 to break into the San Bernardino iPhone

The FBI shelled out nearly seven figures to break into the infamous San Bernardino iPhone, according to a senator who may have let the world know with a slip of her tongue.  California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said last week that the FBI...Show More Summary

Senator says FBI spent $900k to hack San Bernardino iPhone

5 months agoTechnology / Apple : Cult Of Mac

Ever since the FBI managed to gain access to the iPhone belonging to the San Bernardino terrorist shooter, there has been speculation over how much the hacking exercise cost the Feds. One year later, we finally have an answer — and it’s a whole lot of cash, but maybe less than you thought it would […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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