DOJ cracks San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

The U.S. government has managed to access the iPhone used by San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, bypassing a passcode that had the FBI stymied for several weeks.

“The government has now successfully accessed the data stored on Farook’s iPhone and therefore no longer requires the assistance from Apple,” the Department of Justice said in a court filing on Monday.

The DOJ had been attempting to force Apple to write software that would help it unlock the phone, but last week the DOJ asked that the case be put on hold pending investigation of a possible work around.

To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

Read more: DOJ cracks San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

Story added 28. March 2016, content source with full text you can find at link above.