Nov 9, 2017

FBI seeks to unlock Texas shooter's iPhone

Apple has offered to help the FBI unlock the phone of Devin Kelley. The FBI then released a statement saying his smartphone had been sent to its central crime lab, in Virginia, as local police could not unlock it. If Kelley had saved his phone data on Apple's iCloud service, this too may hold information about numbers called, messages sent and pictures it was used to take. "It actually highlights an issue that you've all heard about before, the advance of the technology and the phones and the encryptions," said FBI special agent Christopher Combs. There has been speculation the FBI may have missed an early chance to get at data on Kelley's phone.

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