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FBI bringing in hackers to access terrorist's locked iPhone

But it may be obligated to give Apple the details so the company can fix the security gap

"I don't think the government is obligated to tell Apple. The government is obligated to do what's in the public interest." - Leo Taddeo, former special agent in charge of the New York FBI special operations and cyber division


THE Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has come up with a strategy to get out of its messy court case with Apple over accessing a dead terrorist's iPhone: bring in the hackers. Yet, any new method the bureau uses to hack into iPhones may be short-lived - it may be obligated...

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