NSA has "backdoor access" to iPhones

According to a leaked NSA document, the spy agency can snoop on personal iPhone communications such as SMS messages, location and cellular data. Though any device could be compromised likewise given the physical access required, the document demonstrates that the NSA a) is actually doing it, and b) is working on (and may also have successfully developed) remote hacks. Apple says it has never worked with the NSA to create a backdoor in any of its products and is unaware of the shenanigans. [Daily Dot]

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  1. IMB says:

    I don't necessarily believe Apple.

  2. I don't think that Apple cares about surveillance; but do you think that they want anything they don't approve sullying the purity of an iDevice? If they collaborated with the NSA, NSA employees might be able to jailbreak their devices!

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