The US government abandoned the process, which tried to force the technology giant “Apple” to help the FBI to gain access to the iPhone.
FBI Successfully Gained Access To The iPhone
The fight against Apple and FBI has shown that the control that governments want to impose is not always accepted. At an early stage, it was limited to applications, quickly climbed to the courts. But finally, the FBI was able to unlock the iPhone and successfully access the data of the terrorists who is responsible for the attack in San Bernardino, California, without the help of Apple.
Since the US government abandoned the process which tried to force the technology giant Apple to provide assistance to FBI and ended the arms race between the FBI and Apple. The company refused to unlock the phone claiming that the measure would put at risk the safety of millions of users of the product.
The attack was carried out by a terrorist couple Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik, who were brutally killed 14 people in the city of San Bernardino, California, on 2nd December 2015. Farook and Malik have sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group on Facebook, and they were killed by the police after the attack.
But the FBI returned to contact the court and said that they had successfully managed to get the access to the iPhone and the data were encrypted . Hence, US government reports that no longer need Apple‘s invasion in this case.
The Cellebrite is an Israeli company that manufactures data extraction, transfer and analysis devices for cellular phones and mobile devices, Who helped FBI to break the protection of the iPhone or unlock the iPhone. It was also revealed that how Israeli company Cellebrite performed this process.