Tag: FBI

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ISIS via WhatsApp: ‘Blow Yourself Up, O Lion’

ISIS via WhatsApp: 2018Blow Yourself Up, O Lion’ by Sebastian Rotella ProPublica, July 11, 2016, 8 a.m. After assembling suicide bomb vests for the attacks that slaughtered 130 people in Paris last November, Najim Laachroui went underground in his native […]

Snowden Supports Apple In Fight Against FBI

Snowden Supports Apple In Fight Against FBI

Apple has constantly been asking the FBI and the U.S. government for details regarding how they unlocked the iPhone 5C used by Syed Farook, one of the shooters in the San Bernardino attack. Now Edward Snowden, the well-known former NSA contractor turned whistleblower, […]

Apple Was First Ordered To Unlock iPhone In 2008

Apple’s history of handling government data requests has been chronicled in a report. According to that report, the company received its first court order for offering help in unlocking an iPhone back in 2008, and it willingly complied with it. […]