Law enforcement officials investigating the Nov. 5 mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, have served Apple with a warrant for the data held on an iPhone SE used by the shooter.
The DOJ and FBI have been in a bit of a cold war with Apple and the tech community ever since the controversy in 2015 over unlocking the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. This week, the war heated up again with the FBI and Apple exchanging words about encryption, and on Thursday, the Deputy Attorney General of the…
The Federal Bureau of Investigation apparently missed a key window in which they could have sought Apple’s assistance with accessing data on an iPhone used by the Sutherland Springs shooter.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation revealed today that it has been unable to decrypt a phone belonging to the gunman who killed 26 people in Sutherland Springs, Texas—an announcement that is likely to start another battle between law enforcement and technology companies over encryption.