The Apple ID password linked to the iPhone belonging to one of
the San Bernardino terrorists was changed less than 24 hours
after the government took possession of the device, senior Apple
executives said Friday. If that hadn’t happened, Apple said, a
backup of the information the government was seeking may have
been accessible. […]
The executives said the company had been in regular discussions
with the government since early January, and that it proposed four
different ways to recover the information the government is
interested in without building a back door. One of those methods
would have involved connecting the phone to a known wifi network.
Apple sent engineers to try that method, the executives said, but
the experts were unable to do it. It was then that they discovered
that the Apple ID password associated with the phone had been
Was the Apple ID (iCloud) password changed by the FBI, or by the San Bernardino County government, to whom the phone belongs?