FBI GETTING HELP: An Israeli company that provides mobile forensic software is helping the FBI unlock one of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhones, a Tel Aviv newspaper reported. “If Cellebrite succeeds, then the FBI will no longer need the help of Apple Inc, the Israeli daily said, citing unnamed industry sources,” according to Reuters. “Apple is engaged in a legal battle with the U.S. Justice Department over a judge’s order that it write new software to disable passcode protection on the iPhone used by the shooter.”
CLINTON CALLS FOR ISIS FIGHT: Hillary Clinton wants the United States to do more online to combat the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. “‘We’ve got to take them on on the Internet,” Clinton, the Democratic presidential front-runner told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer,” according to The Hill. “‘You can put walls around your country, but you don’t keep out the Internet. And that has been a major tool for radicalizing, recruiting, propagandizing that ISIS is quite sophisticated at using.'”
HOW NEWS SPREADS ON TWITTER: The Washington Post created an animated heat map to illustrate how news of the Brussels attacks spread on Twitter. “It shows global tweets featuring location information that included the word “Brussels” from 3 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT on Tuesday morning. Although only a small fraction of tweets are geotagged, it helps show just how much online attention the attacks received,” our colleague Andrea Peterson reports. Check it out here.