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FBI director James Comey has dropped a hint at how much money the FBI paid to unlock the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone. The answer is: β€œA lot. More than I will make in the remainder of this job, which is seven years and four months for sure.” Comey said during an interview at the Aspen Security Forum in London, when asked how much of tax-payers money was shelled out into the hacking technique provided by a still-unnamed β€œoutside party”. This implies that the FBI spent more than $1.2 million for a hacking technique to open an iPhone...