San Bernardino’s top cop says it’s likely ‘there is nothing of any value’ on iPhone the FBI wants Apple to crack

By Neil Hughes
Friday, February 26, 2016, 12:53 pm PT (03:53 pm ET)

The work-issued iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terrorist attack likely has “nothing of any value” saved on it, the police chief of the town has admitted in a new interview, though he still believes Apple should help the FBI crack into the encrypted handset.

“I’ll be honest with you, I think that there is a reasonably good chance that there is nothing of any value on the phone,” San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said in an interview with NPR on Friday. “What we are hoping might be on the phone would be potential contacts that we would obviously want to talk to.”

Burguan admitted he owns an iPhone and an iPad, and considers himself a “fan” of Apple products. But he also said law enforcement has an obligation to “leave no stone unturned” in their investigation of the attack,…

Read the entire article from AppleInsider here: San Bernardino’s top cop says it’s likely ‘there is nothing of any value’ on iPhone the FBI wants Apple to crack

 



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