Apple dropped plan for encrypting back-ups after FBI complained: sources

Credit: Hindu- Published on January 22, 2020
The tug of war between investigators’ concerns about security and tech companies’ desire for user privacy moved back into the public spotlight last week, as U.S. Attorney General William Barr took the rare step of publicly calling on Apple to unlock two iPhones used by a Saudi Air Force officer who shot dead three Americans...
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Published on January 21, 2020 -  01:29
Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained - sources
Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Yahaira Jacquez has more.

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