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The FBI wants to unlock the iPhone of another Terrorist

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8 months ago they unleashed a huge controversy in the case of the iPhone of San Bernardino. Today, the special agent Rich Thorton has ensured that the agency has obtained the iPhone of another terrorist and seek to unlock the device to access their data.

Dahir Adan, the owner of the iPhone that has seized the FBI, killed 10 people in Minnesota before receiving a kill shot of a police officer. The attack was claimed by ISIS on social networks days later.

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” THE IPHONE OF DAHIR ADAN IS BLOCKED. WE ARE IN THE
PROCESS OF LOOKING AT OUR LEGAL OPTIONS TO
OBTAIN ACCESS TO THE DEVICE AND THE DATA THAT COULD
HOLD YOU.”

fbi iphone case

The Thorton and didn’t want to mention the model of iPhone that Adam had, or who were an operating system. This is very relevant information since IOS 8 Iphone and Ipad was encrypted without the possibility of that Apple can decrypt the contents.

In the case of the iPhone of San Bernardino, the FBI announced that he had a method to decrypt the iPhone and access to information, by unlocking the device. But this is not a cheap method, precisely.

fbi iphone case

On the other hand, a researcher of Cambridge called Sergei Starobogatov demonstrated last month how I could access the data from an iPhone 5c encrypted to withdraw his flash memory, clone him, and after testing passwords to rewrite the data of memory in order to prevent. The countdown continues to the number of attempts.

Will we have again controversy? Will the FBI to ask Apple to access the encrypted information of the iPhone of Dahir Adan?

Source | Wired

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