Wow. Mind Boggling. One of the biggest, bloated bureaucracies on the planet and we cannot crack a damn cell phone? I mean consider the resources at hand: we have the monstrosity that is the DHS, the NSA, CIA, DIA and still no dice on a cell phone? Something tells me the FBI is back to it’s old tricks with not playing nice and cooperating with the other kids on the playground again.-SF
These are the people who are protecting us from jihad terror attacks. This shows that at least some jihad terrorists have access to encryption technology that the FBI doesn’t have — combine that with the Obama Administration’s prohibition on examination of the guiding ideology of jihad terror, and trouble is on the horizon.
“FBI unable to crack San Bernardino killers’ cell phone,” CBS, February 9, 2016:
WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday one of the phones used by the killers in the San Bernardino, California, attacks remains inaccessible to investigators more than two months after 14 people were fatally shot.
Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey cited the case as an example of how encryption is affecting counterterrorism efforts. But he said the dilemma of bad guys “going dark” is mostly affecting state and local law enforcement officials who are trying to solve murder, drug and car accident cases.
Companies are increasingly making devices such as cellphones with encryption that allows only the people communicating to read the messages.
Comey said it’s a big problem when law enforcement armed with a search warrant can’t open a phone, even when a judge says there’s probable cause to have it opened….
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