Apple denies FBI software request

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ A public debate has emerged surrounding the FBI’s request for Apple to create an iOS backdoor for iPhone devices. The FBI issued this request in order to obtain information contained within the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, a suspect in the San Bernadino shootings. While the FBI has obtained information from iCloud storage due to a reset of Farook’s Apple ID password, some of the information is locked on the iPhone itself. This forces the FBI to correctly guess the authentication code for the iPhone, or else after 10 consecutive tries the device will erase … Continue reading Apple denies FBI software request