FBI Says it Doesn't Need Apple's Help to Unlock Shooter's iPhone, Raises Security Concerns

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 (Damien Meyer)

After weeks of debate over whether Apple would have to comply with an FBI order to unlock the iPhone belonging to a gunman from the deadly San Bernardino shooting, the Justice Department now says it has found an alternate way to crack into the locked iPhone. The FBI claims a third party offered a new hack. Forum discusses what this means for security and Apple's postponed case.


Aarti Shahani, NPR tech reporter

Ashkan Soltani, independent researcher and technologist, former CTO for Federal Trade Commission