All the experts agree on one thing, however. The FBI has most likely found photos of the guy’s cats.
But earlier it was alleged that the FBI had recovered iCloud data. In that statement the FBI said the backups had ended two weeks before the attack. Which triggers another question. How did the FBI recover the earlier data if they did not have the old iCloud password?
Apple has been accused of grandstanding by refusing to decrypt this phone. If my guesses are correct, the media has it exactly backwards. It’s the FBI that’s grandstanding.
Put simply, the FBI wants Apple to write some code that disables the delay feature. That way they can stream passcode guesses to the device at (literally) the speed of electricity. This will clearly be much faster. But is it a good idea?
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