Trump: Apple should help countries unlock iPhones for offenders
23
Jan 2020

Kirsten Thomas

Trump: Apple should help countries unlock iPhones for offenders

US President Trump said on Twitter that Apple should help unlock iPhones at the request of law enforcement agencies. Trump said that the United States has helped Apple in many things, including the "trade war," but now Apple has refused to unlock the iPhones of murderers, drug criminals, and other violent criminals. Now they have to stand up and assist this great country to make America successful again.

FBI asks Apple for investigating shootings

In December last year, a shooting occurred at the Pensacola Naval Air Base in Florida. The murderer was Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani of the Royal Saudi Air Force. He killed 3 people and injured 8 others in the terrorist attack. . Now that the FBI has obtained two iPhones believed to be the killers, but it could not be unlocked successfully, it turned to Apple again.

According to several foreign media reports, the letter sent by the FBI to Apple's legal counsel indicates that they have obtained court consent to search the contents of the phone, but because both iPhones are password-protected, although FBI investigators used speculation Ways to try to hack the phone, but still fail.

FBI cannot be successfully cracked

According to several foreign media reports, the letter sent by the FBI to Apple's legal counsel indicates that they have obtained court consent to search the contents of the phone, but because both iPhones are password-protected, although FBI investigators used speculation Ways to try to hack the phone, but still fail.

Apple: Continue to assist as far as you can

In the past, the FBI had turned to Apple to hope to crack the phone of the murderer of the San Bernardino shooting, but was rejected by Apple. In the end, it was reported that the United States turned to an anonymous service provider to hack the phone.

But this time Apple quickly issued a statement saying that they had cooperated with law enforcement agencies and wrote in a public statement: "When the FBI asked us for information about the case a month ago, we will The information has been provided, and we will continue to assist them to the extent possible".