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‘Professional hackers’ helped crack San Bernardino iPhone, says report

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‘Professional hackers’ helped crack San Bernardino iPhone, says report

Consistent with a brand new report, the FBI could have won a bit lend a hand from so-called "skilled hackers" in its a success bid to crack the iPhone 5c on the middle of its fresh legal feud with Apple. The Washington Post stories that the hackers identified a safety flaw which used to be then exploited with a customized piece of hardware that allowed the FBI limitless guesses on the iPhone's passcode.

The brand new knowledge used to be then used to create a work of hardware that helped the FBI to crack the iPhone's four-digit private identity quantity with out triggering a safety function that may have erased all of the knowledge, the people stated.

Prior studies have prompt that the FBI secured lend a hand from Israeli company Cellebrite in hacking the San Bernardino iPhone, however this used to be now not the case, The Washington Publish's nameless resources say.

The precise way used to hack into the telephone continues to be unknown. On the other hand, FBI Director James Comey has said that the process does now not paintings with the iPhone 5S or more recent, restricting its attainable makes use of going ahead. It is nonetheless unclear whether or not the FBI intends to reveal its how to Apple.


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