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2019-08-10 -Lurid Crime Tales-
FBI Can't Unlock Dayton Shooter's Phone
[Breitbart] The FBI is unable to access Connor Betts’s mobile phone, according to a Thursday-published report at the Hill citing "two sources."

Betts, a supporter of socialism and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), murdered nine people and wounded 27 others in a mass shooting attack in Dayton, Ohio.

It may take months or years to access data on Betts’s phone if the murderer used a PIN between six and eight digits, according to FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich. Bowdich reportedly informed House Democrats via conference call on Wednesday that the FBI "can’t unlock" Betts’s phone, adding, "We don’t know when we are going to get into the phone."

Related: Dayton shooter had an obsession with violence and mass shootings, police say
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-10 01:25|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6471 views ]  Top

#1 BS. Of course they can unlock it.
What nonsense is this?
Posted by Lex 2019-08-10 02:05||   2019-08-10 02:05|| Front Page Top

#2 iPhone? Comrade Timmy to the red courtesy phone please, comrade Timmy...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-10 02:20||   2019-08-10 02:20|| Front Page Top

#3 ...I am quite convinced that the Feds know perfectly well how to unlock any phone in existence - they simply prefer to keep up the appearance that they cannot.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2019-08-10 02:23||   2019-08-10 02:23|| Front Page Top

#4 What, did Hillary's people smash it to smithereens?
Posted by Lex 2019-08-10 02:23||   2019-08-10 02:23|| Front Page Top

#5 Obviously they found something embarrassing to their masters. The months will be spent on devising the democrat public narrative to his motivations.

They could easily contract the nice folks who did Rizwan Farook's phone. It only took a $100K in 2016.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-10 02:29||   2019-08-10 02:29|| Front Page Top

#6 Wonder which law enforcement agency has physical custody of the device... Any competent hacker could unlock it within minutes. Where is the phone?
Posted by Lex 2019-08-10 02:31||   2019-08-10 02:31|| Front Page Top

#7 Wonder which law enforcement agency has physical custody of the device... Any competent hacker could unlock it within minutes. Where is the phone?

Soon to be misplaced.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-10 02:33||   2019-08-10 02:33|| Front Page Top

#8 Quis custodiet ipsos FBI custodes?
Posted by Lex 2019-08-10 02:35||   2019-08-10 02:35|| Front Page Top

#9 Call your locaĺ FBI office from a pay phone.
Tell the agent to put their iphone in a freezes for two hours.
Take it out and push the on button.
Hang up the pay phone without giving the agent your name...for good reason. :)
Posted by Angairong Flavigum3253 2019-08-10 03:02||   2019-08-10 03:02|| Front Page Top

#10 Like hell they can't. More deep state bs.

On the other hand, this is STILL is Osama Obammer's FBI (Wray).
Posted by Woodrow 2019-08-10 06:49||   2019-08-10 06:49|| Front Page Top

#11 IIRC they outsourced the last ones to the Israelis.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-10 06:59||   2019-08-10 06:59|| Front Page Top

#12 Mental illness, cultural and political beliefs are irrelevant. The proliferation of firearms is the real problem.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-10 07:43||   2019-08-10 07:43|| Front Page Top

#13 If the feds cannot open/unlock a phone why did they smash Hillary’s?
Posted by Airandee 2019-08-10 07:46||   2019-08-10 07:46|| Front Page Top

#14 Notice how the term... "on the radar of law enforcement" has somehow fallen from favor ?

Just a guess, but it appears likely that the shooter was under close Law Enforcement surveillance, possibly Federal. Surveillance which could have included communications monitoring. A release of his cellie communications could also reveal time-lines as well as potential information on weapons and magazine purchases, planned events, and potential targets.

A key take-away is the title of the article itself.

Again, only a guess, but a guess that tracks with the comment made in #13. Any similarities btwn this and the subjects of the tragic Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013 are purely coincidental.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-10 08:46||   2019-08-10 08:46|| Front Page Top

#15 Yes, I'd imagine these days the standing order is "If you don't write it down (enter it in the computer) you won't have to delete / explain it later..."
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-10 09:33||   2019-08-10 09:33|| Front Page Top

#16 This is theater for the renewed push to get an official Fed encryption backdoor. Clipper chip meets mass shooter.
Posted by Classical_Liberal 2019-08-10 09:38||   2019-08-10 09:38|| Front Page Top

#17 Farook phone: The documents (three news organizations sued the FBI for info on how it was done) don't reveal who the FBI hired to hack into the phone or how much it paid that vendor. The FBI labeled those files "secret" before they were released.

Makes a person really want to know what was on Connor Bett's phone.
Posted by JohnQC 2019-08-10 10:42||   2019-08-10 10:42|| Front Page Top

#18 Do. Not. Believe. It. Are they telling me there is no way, none at all, to make copies of the encrypted memory? There has to be some leeway or the end users would "brick" so many phones that the defense would be commercially unusable.
Posted by magpie 2019-08-10 11:56||   2019-08-10 11:56|| Front Page Top

#19 His wireless provider has all the log files of every one of his communications. The biggest providers respond to >100,000 such law enforcement requests annually.

This doesn't even pass the smell test.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-10 12:06||   2019-08-10 12:06|| Front Page Top

#20 Surprised they didn't claim the phone took a bullet or two when the shooter was taken down and it is now unaccessible. Or that they never recovered the phone, or that he apparently erased his phone prior to his attacks. Something a bit better than 'can't unlock'.
Posted by ruprecht 2019-08-10 12:07||   2019-08-10 12:07|| Front Page Top

#21 AG Barr sez it's time to open the back door.
Posted by Classical_Liberal 2019-08-10 15:34||   2019-08-10 15:34|| Front Page Top

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