As you probably know, the FBI asked Apple to help them recover the data from the iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino attackers, but they refused to help.
Ultimately, it appeared that Apple would end up winning that battle in court, and I believe they would have had the legal battle been allowed to run its course. But now that won’t be necessary.
The FBI announced yesterday that they were able to break into the phone anyway with the help of a third party. [Read more…]