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FBI Allowed by US Court to Keep iPhone Hacking Tool a Secret - Enviro Led Tech
A US court has allowed the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to keep secret the information regarding the tool that was used to hack iPhone 5c used by terrorist Syed Farook who killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, in December 2015. According to technology website ZDNet, some leading media houses filed a Freedom of Information lawsuit to reveal the name of the hacking tool’s vendor and its price. The court, in its final ruling on Sunday, said the FBI would not be forced to reveal details of a hacking tool used to break into a terrorist’s iPhone. In her ruling, federal judge Tanya Chutkan said naming the vendor and its cost would amount to putting a target on its back, and could lead to