San Bernardino Shooter's iCloud Pwd Changed While iPhone in Gov't Possession

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San Bernardino Shooter's iCloud Password Changed While iPhone was in Government Possession

The password for the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud account associated with his iPhone was reset hours after authorities took possession of the device.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/san-bernardino-shooters-apple-id-passcode-changed-government/story?id=37066070

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So if the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health reset the password, then why do they need Apple to hack it. Just ask the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health for the password.

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My "conspiracy theory bone" is aching.
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Apple promises privacy - but not on iCloud


In its fight with the FBI, Apple argues that the privacy and security of customers' devices is paramount. But the company still profits by storing much of that data in a way that's accessible to both itself and law enforcement.

Apple's stance on privacy and security applies only if you don't back up your data to iCloud.

http://money.cnn.com/2016/02/22/technology/apple-privacy-icloud/index.html

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There is another story out there that a government official 'accidentally' changed the password while trying to access it.

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Anything to do with Windows Phones being a flop?

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