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The Buro daily: the US Justice Department unlocks San Bernardino gunman’s iPhone

The Buro daily: the US Justice Department unlocks San Bernardino gunman’s iPhone

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The case between Apple and the US Justice Department is over, thanks to the cracking of the San Bernardino’s iPhone data

After a months-long battle between Apple and the US Justice Department, it looks like the government has won this round. After a court case demanded Apple's help to unlock San Fernandino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook's iPhone, the California's tech company was holding its ground. While Apple's commitment to its user's privacy was admirable, the government were not backing down on their lawsuit until yesterday.

After confirming they had found a way to access the data, the lawsuit has effectively been shut down. The US Department of Justice was also involved in another case with Apple and trying to unlock a drug dealer's phone. The news of the unlocking now calls into question the so-called 'security' of Apple's iPhones, although it's not like certain celebrities iPhones and iCloud accounts haven't been hacked before...

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