Attorney General William Barr called Apple on Monday, saying the technology giant did not "gave us any significant help"Unlock two gunman iPhones in one fired on a Florida Navy base. Barr said the shooting that killed three people was a terrorist act.
Barr said the FBI had received a court's authorization to search for the two iPhones, but "both phones are designed to make unlocking them without a password" almost impossible.
"This situation perfectly illustrates why it is important for investigators to have access to digital evidence once they have obtained a court order based on probable cause," Barr said. "We urge Apple and other technology companies to help us find solutions so we can better protect American lives and prevent future attacks."
Apple said it "rejected" a feature that was less useful and said it responded to requests for assistance in its Florida investigation in a timely manner, adding that it continued to provide support. support. Information provided to meet initial law enforcement requirements …