India Says It Can Hack iPhones Too
India’s telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has revealed that the country developed solutions to break into smartphones with strong encryption systems, including Apple’s iPhones, following reports that technology companies might refuse to help authorities by unlocking their devices.
This is becoming a serious problem for Apple, as India is the third country after the United States and China that is looking into ways to break into its devices. The United States has already unlocked iPhones 5c and 5s that were involved in criminal activities, while China is believed to have requested access to the iOS source code, a demand that Apple has already denied.
But in India’s case, the telecom minister suggests that the country does not want to deal with problems such as those in the United States where Apple is refusing to help… (read more)
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