More than a million dollars paid by the FBI to infiltrate the iPhone in the case of San Bernardino

Apr

24

2016

The FBI to pay more than one million dollars in exchange for a loophole was purchased from a company specialized digital security, provided the breakthrough phone the iPhone 5 C linked to the issue of “San Bernardino” which aroused considerable controversy in the recent period.

The Apple has refused to provide the Alavi NBA way that allows access to the information stored within the phone encrypted and password-protected return to port Syed Farooq shooting in the city, “San Bernardino” The US, which has killed 14 people late last year. And it made the FBI judicial complaint against Apple to try to force the company to help it penetrate the phone under the pretext of the possible existence of important information which reveals more about the port links, but the US police retreated from the lawsuit after it announced that it had found another way to penetrate the device.

He said, “James Comey,” the Director of the FBI, in answer to a question during his participation within a specialized security conference in London, that the Corporation paid a sum “significant”, exceeds the sum of what will be derived from his work from now until he resigned after seven years. Has Reuters calculated the amount by revealing annual salary of Kumi and is located under the public records, and estimated that the FBI paid more than $ 1.3 million to meet the gap that allowed her to penetrate the phone, which is considered the largest known amount paid by the FBI to external company for help regarding the case of digital security.

The case has sparked considerable controversy regards strong encryption standards, which companies began to adopt in mobile applications and communication especially different after spying for the National Security Office scandal NSA a few years ago, where some officials argue that government agencies must get the means or background gates allow them to monitor the activity suspected of links to the users crime and terrorism, while the big companies stand and defenders user privacy against it.

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