DOJ Hacks Shooter’s IPhone, Drops Apple Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 28, 2016, 6:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice said Monday it was able to access data on a mass shooting suspect’s iPhone without Apple’s help and asked the California federal judge who had ordered Apple to help it to vacate that ruling.

Protesters rally against the government outside an Apple store on Feb. 23. (Credit: AP) DOJ lawyers said in a filing Monday that they were able to access the data held on the iPhone of deceased shooter Syed Farook. A DOJ spokesman said the agency will not be providing...
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