FBI Announces They Can Hack on Their Own
It has been a month since it became public knowledge that the FBI was locked out of an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers. And after getting rejected by Apple in assisting with the unlock, the bureau has been flooded with offers from people who said they could get into the encrypted phone.
In the last week, the agency announced that they would be receiving help from an unnamed hacker, causing Apple vs. FBI chatter to skyrocket. Mentions peaked on March 21, with over 16,000 mentions coming in on Monday evening:
In turn, the breaking news took over ALL of the Trending Stories around the battle between the tech giant and the government:
And Twitter conversation was flooded with news of the FBI's newly discovered capabilities:
But how were people outside of the press responding to the FBI's independent hack?
According to the Emoji Cloud below,