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FBI Paid Hackers to Unlock San Bernardino iPhone

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.


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FBI Paid Hackers to Unlock San Bernardino iPhone

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This article was posted on Wednesday, 05:54, UTC.

A new report has revealed that the FBI’s means to cracking the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone was by recruiting the help of professional hackers. One of the biggest news stories of the year just became a tad more interesting. A new report from the Washington Post has revealed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) resorted to paying a group of hackers to crack the terrorist’s iPhone, a group of ethically and morally ambiguous hackers, that is. According to the publication’s sources, the professional hackers or hacking outfit (details are scarce) discovered the flaw that would lead to unlocking the infamous iPhone…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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