30 min Updates –The FBI Backs Down Against Apple—Again

The FBI Backs Down Against Apple—Again “There's been a proliferation of iOS vulnerabilities recently,” says Johns Hopkins University cryptographer Matthew Green. “There was a brief period around 2015 when Apple's security outpaced the commercially available exploit market, and that period seems to be over.”It’s unclear exactly how the FBI got the passcodes it needed. But the agency’s success in cracking the iPhones in its possession seems to undermine its central argument that Apple and other companies allow criminals to “go dark” by providing