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Apple served with warrant for Texas mass killer’s iCloud data

Here we go again: another mass shooting, another killer’s iPhone that police can’t get into, and potentially another legal battle over Apple’s encryption.

Earlier in the month, the FBI announced it couldn’t break into the iPhone of Devin Patrick Kelley, the shooter in the mass murder of 26 people in a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

Now, court records seen by the San Antonio Express-News show that two days after the FBI’s announcement – and its bemoaning of the way Apple’s encryption hampers law enforcement – a Texas Ranger obtained search warrants for data belonging to the Sutherland Springs killer.

One warrant, issued on 9 November, is for files stored on an iPhone SE found near Kelley’s body and on a second LG phone. Another warrant seeks files stored in Kelley’s iCloud account – specifically, phone

Read more at: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2017/11/22/apple-served-with-warrant-for-texas-mass-killers-icloud-data/

Cops jam a warrant into Apple to make it cough up Texas mass killer’s iPhone, iCloud files

Here we go again…

Police officers in bodu armour mill around in field

Texas Rangers have obtained a search warrant for the contents of a blood-splattered iPhone SE belonging to gunman Devin Kelley who killed 26 people in a murder-suicide at a church.

Over the weekend, the US state’s equivalent of the FBI served the Cupertino phone-flinger a warrant demanding photos, messages and other potential evidence on Kelley’s iPhone as well as those stored on its associated iCloud account. Investigators also have a warrant to extract data stored on Kelley’s second handset, an LG flip-phone. He was named as the shooter in the November 5 Sutherland Springs mass-murder.

At this point it is not known if the files sought can all be pulled from backups held in the iCloud account, or if some will need to be obtained directly from the iPhone. If the iPhone is locked and

Read more at: http://gearsofbiz.com/cops-jam-a-warrant-into-apple-to-make-it-cough-up-texas-mass-killers-iphone-icloud-files/216077

Cops jam a warrant into Apple to make it cough up Texas mass killer’s iPhone, iCloud files

Texas Rangers have obtained a search warrant for the contents of a blood-splattered iPhone SE belonging to gunman Devin Kelley who killed 26 people in a murder-suicide at a church.

Over the weekend, the US state’s cops served the Cupertino phone-flinger a warrant demanding photos, messages and other potential evidence on Kelley’s iPhone as well as those stored on its associated iCloud account. Investigators also have a warrant to extract data stored on Kelley’s second handset, an LG flip-phone. He was named as the shooter in the November 5 Sutherland Springs mass-murder.

Specifically, the cops want all the messages, calls, social media passwords, contacts, photos, videos and other data since January 1, 2016, from the bloodied iPhone and iCloud account.

At this point it is not known if the files sought can all be pulled from backups held in the iCloud account, or if some will need to be obtained

Read more at: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/11/20/warrant_texas_shooter_iphone/