Iphone maker Apple, Inc. claimed last month that their latest iteration of the wildly popular handheld device was unhackable. According to HackRead, the company is so convinced of its security successes that they issued a statement saying that data stored on a phone secured with a front screen passcode was impossible to access – even by highly talented intelligence agencies:
The CIA and the FBI are always looking for backdoors in Apple devices, in fact, theagency spent years trying to hack iPhone and iPads according todocuments released by NSA’s Edward Snowden.
Now, with the new upgraded operating systems, Apple has termed it “impossible” to access any data from Apple devices. Though, the company can still access data from older phones.
According to the Apple’s response to the court, 90 percent of the devices has ios 8 installed and with the type of encryption already there in the phone, it’s nearly impossible to access the data without the passcode, which is only known to the original owner. Even Apple itself cannot find the code.
But as we already know from recent hacks of Department of Defense computers, essentialdomestic grid infrastructure computers, and even NASA’s in-orbit spacecraft, in the digital agenothing is ever really secure.
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