The F.B.I. Is Sharing Its Secret for Breaking into iPhones
Last week, the F.B.I. successfully broke into an iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in last year’s San Bernardino shootings, ending the government’s contentious, public legal dispute with Apple. While the agency won’t disclose its method for unlocking the device, it has sent a memo to local law-enforcement agencies, telling them it can provide technical assistance to help solve other cases where encrypted Apple devices could contain evidence. “In mid-March...