John McAfee On the FBI & 24-inch Purple Mohawks
“And why do the best hackers on the planet not work for the FBI?
Because the FBI will not hire anyone with a 24-inch purple mohawk, 10-gauge ear piercings, and a tattooed face who demands to smoke weed while working and won’t work for less than a half-million dollars a year.
But you bet your ass that the Chinese and Russians are hiring similar people with similar demands and have been for many years.” (Business Insider)
Cybersecurity legend, billionaire and erstwhile fugitive turned independent presidential candidate John McAfee offers to get his team of Defcom hackers to decrypt information on an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, to save Apple from having to give security codes to the FBI.