The FBI is trying to crack another locked iPhone

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The FBI is squaring off against another locked iPhone, as first reported by Wired. The phone belongs to Dahir Adan, a private security firm employee who stabbed ten people at a Minnesota mall this September. Adan was shot and killed by police during the attack, but FBI agents are looking to his phone for clues as to his motives and whether he might have communicated with ISIS representatives prior to the attack.

The situation is a clear echo of the San Bernardino case earlier this year, which saw the FBI seeking Apple’s help in unlocking an iPhone belonging to one of the killers. Since the phone was locked, the FBI sought to compel the creation and deployment of a security-breaking version of iOS specifically to the killer’s phone….

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