Feds Say Apple Refuses to Unlock Navy Base Shooter’s iPhones


    FBI/Handout via REUTERSTop law enforcement officials on Monday took shots at Apple during a press conference about last month’s shooting on a Pensacola, Florida, naval base, which they described as an act of terrorism.Attorney General William Barr and FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich pressured the tech giant to unlock two iPhones belonging to Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani. The Saudi Arabian military trainee opened fire, killing three and injuring eight at the Naval Air Station Pensacola in December. He was part of an international training program in which Saudi military trainees studied alongside American aviation students, and his reported Twitter account indicated a possible affinity for several religious extremist figures. Alshamrani reportedly had two iPhones. Apple has historically declined to unlock devices for law enforcement, citing user privacy. Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here


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