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Judge Suspends Order Requiring Apple To Help FBI Unlock iPhone, But At A Cost

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Judge Suspends Order Requiring Apple To Help FBI Unlock iPhone, But At A Cost

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This article was posted on Wednesday, 23:54, UTC.

A U.S. Magistrate Judge suspended her Feb. 16 order that Apple help investigators unlock the iPhone used in the San Bernardino terror attack, according to The Wall Street Journal. The hearing was scheduled for Tuesday and has been indefinitely suspended. This decision defuses the conflict between the government and Apple, but it comes at a cost to Apple since it suggests there is a gap in its software. Apple had said there is no way to unlock the phone. Since 2014, Apple has claimed it had no way to break into phones with the most recent versions of its software….

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Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman

Lester Coleman is a veteran business journalist based in the United States. He has covered the payments industry for several years and is available for writing assignments.

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