iPhone Encryption and the Return of the Crypto Wars

    Date22 Oct 2014
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Last week, Apple announced that it is closing a serious security vulnerability in the iPhone. It used to be that the phone's encryption only protected a small amount of the data, and Apple had the ability to bypass security on the rest of it. From now on, all the phone's data is protected. It can no longer be accessed by criminals, governments, or rogue employees. Access to it can no longer be demanded by totalitarian governments. A user's iPhone data is now more secure.
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