Reply to post: Re: Am I Stupid or Tired

Apple calls BS on FBI, AG: We're totally not dragging our feet in murder probe iPhone decryption. PS: No backdoors

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Re: Am I Stupid or Tired

That was done for an iPhone 5 running an older version of iOS several years ago for the San Bernadino case.

The FBI says they have tried having third parties unlock this phone (I assume they meant the one that wasn't shot!) and failed to do so. When Apple learns of exploits they fix them, so the only way companies like Cellbrite can continue to offer unlocking services to law enforcement is if they keep finding new bugs faster than Apple fixes them.

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