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Apple's Craig Federighi: FBI wants to 'turn back the clock' on security

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    Apple’s Craig Federighi, senior vice president of software engineering, outlined why exactly the FBI’s iPhone unlocking request is so dangerous in his first op-ed for the Washington Post.

    The FBI prefers iOS 7’s security features, Federighi said, because they were easier for the agency to crack. But that made iPhones easier for malicious actors to get into, too. Apple has to constantly makes its defenses stronger to prevent hackers from accessing its customers’ most private details, he said.

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