FBI Hacks iPhone 11 Pro Max
The FBI has recently required Apple to unlock two iPhones allegedly used by the shooter at a Florida naval base, but as it turns out, the investigators might actually not need the company’s help to extract data from these devices.
A report from Forbes reveals that the FBI recently turned to third-party hacking tools to break into an iPhone 11 Pro Max, also involved in a criminal investigation.
iPhone 11 Pro Max is the latest-generation iPhone and is believed to offer the most advanced encryption system. This is the first report of an iPhone 11 unlocked by law enforcement.
The FBI did not confirm that the iPhone 11 Pro Max was hacked with a third-party tool, but the owner’s lawyer said his client never provided his password and other means of unlocking the device were not possible (such… (read more)