Overnight Cybersecurity: Feds likely to keep iPhone hack a secret

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–WHAT’S MINE IS YOURS?: The FBI could avoid having to share the tool it used to hack into a locked iPhone with Apple by arguing it lacks proper knowledge of the process. FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday that the bureau may not understand the workings of the tool it used to crack the phone enough to justify a White House review into whether it should share the technique with Apple. “We are in the midst of trying to sort that out,”

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