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San Bernardino DA: Clues to Unconfirmed 3rd Shooter, Could Be on iPhone

(ABC News) — The San Bernardino, California, district attorney suspects that shooter Syed Rizwan Farook’siPhone could hold information about an unconfirmed third gunman in the December shooting spree, or maybe even what he calls a “cyber pathogen” set to harm the local infrastructure. In an amicus brief filing Thursday, D.A. Mike Ramos wrote to a U.S. District Court in California,…

Apple Calls on Congress to Step In Over Showdown With FBI

A woman uses an iPhone 6 in this file photograph dated Jan. 27, 2016. Michaela Rehle/Reuters (ABC News) — In the growing showdown between Apple and the Justice Department, the tech giant is taking its appeal today straight to lawmakers on Capitol Hill, reiterating calls for Congress – not a court – to decide the issues at stake. “The decisions…

AP EXPLAINS: Apple v FBI, is my iPhone safe?

NEW YORK (AP) — On Wednesday, a federal judge ordered Apple Inc. to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone used by Syed Farook, who along with his wife, Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 people in December. Specifically, the government wants Apple to bypass a self-destruct feature that erases the phone’s data after too many unsuccessful attempts to guess the…

WATCH: Apple Slams Judge’s Order to Unlock Shooter’s Phone

(ABC News) — Apple has vowed to challenge a judge’s order to help the FBI access the cellphone of one of the San Bernardino shooters to aid in the investigation of the case. Investigators obtained Syed Rizwan Farook’s work phone with an authorized search warrant, but “has been unable to complete the search because it cannot access the phone’s encrypted content,”…