FBI unlocking of Farook's Apple iPhone 5c yields no clues

FBI unlocking of Farook's Apple iPhone 5c  yields no clues
According to CBS News, all of that hype over the unlocking of the Apple iPhone 5c used by deceased terrorist Syed Farook, has resulted in not one tidbit of information that could lead to action on the part of the FBI. The government had hoped that by cracking open the phone, the names of terrorist organizations that had helped Farook prepare for his attack would come tumbling out.

There was even talk about the phone revealing the name of a possible third shooter. Some eye witnesses claim to have seen a third suspect fire a gun inside that San Bernardino office building on the fateful day. Others have said that a list of other targets could be inside the iPhone 5c, which would obviously be important to discover during any investigation of the attack.

Exactly a week ago, the FBI answered "no comment" when asked if it had found any worthwhile evidence when looking through Farook's iPhone 5c. Now, a week later, the FBI is more specific with its answers. According to FBI attorney James A. Baker, "It was worth the fight to make sure that we have turned over every rock that we can with respect to the investigation. We owe it to the victims and the families to make sure that we pursue every logical lead."

source: AppleInsider

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iPhone 5c
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 1507 mAh(10h 3G talk time)



1. gaming64

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

The publicity stunt is real.

16. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

It's an "aaahhhhah!" moment for Apple!

19. engineer-1701d unregistered

Why would the fbi tell the world yes we got nmes and places and give them the chance to stop and change there plans, really just think for a sec it's like cnn saying us bombs will start attacks at 8pm you don't think the bad guys don't watch the news out keep up with things like this, or course they will say nothing was in the phone

30. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

34. gaming64

Posts: 234; Member since: Mar 22, 2016


33. CosmicLion

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 15, 2014

FBI should read Koran. They will get all the evidence they want

35. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

You a Muslim?

2. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Only flappy bird found, explains the agression

4. kumarabhishek591

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

Or may be they are hiding the truth like always

5. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

According to mxyzptlk that phone could be me ;)

6. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

Are aliens real????????

36. eN16HTMAR3

Posts: 253; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Yes yes and yes. Im a alien.

8. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Almost as if those that do actual the big criminal stuff, actually know not to store stuff on a device or in the cloud of a company in a country that has laws against such stuff....

10. Quicksword_Phantom

Posts: 180; Member since: Jun 15, 2015

Ok, obviously terrorists use burner prepaid cheap phones not iphones. All this publicity for both sides.....

15. ThePython

Posts: 902; Member since: May 08, 2013

LOL. This is hilarious.

18. Odeira

Posts: 300; Member since: Jun 29, 2012

I LAUGHED out loud when I read this. But should I be concerned?

20. talon95

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

duh, we all new that from day one.

21. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

Like they are going to say anything, duh!

27. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Which is exactly what I said. The first thing I asked when they were picking at Apple is: How do we know what they claim is on the phone is even on the phone?! Stupid ass FBI. All this BS for nothing. Thanks Tim Cook for at least not being a sissy to the FBI. STAND UP TO ALL PIGS. NO MATTER WHAT BADGE THEY WEAR!!! Terrorist are smart people. After all, many of them have had military training, from the US Military. You really think a terrorist would leave soem magical trail of breadcrumbs in a cellphone for you stooges to easily find your way to their home? Thank you, Federal Bureau of Idiots for showing the world yet again, how stupid you guys are. So much for INTELLIGENCE and havign access to all these resources. You just waste $15,000. For all we know they could be lying. Then again for all we know, this company was paid by the terrorist to erase any data. After all, how would the FBI even know. I still have one question. How was a password changed on a phone, of a man who was already dead?

28. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

(F)rikkin (B)luddering (I)diots

29. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

31. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

So many people including myself called this s**t, I just knew they wouldn't find anything useful on it.

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