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The US government is urging Apple to unlock a gunman's iPhone, but experts explain why that would create a privacy nightmare for iPhone owners

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple's decision not to unlock or create a backdoor into the iPhones used by a gunman in a Florida shooting last month puts the tech giant at odds with the United States government yet again.
Security experts agree, however, that circumventing the iPhone's security poses a significant risk to iPhone users since it would provide a means to obtain private data that even Apple can't presently access.
There's a risk that such a tool could fall into the wrong hands, some experts warn.
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