Apple Talks Shit About Privacy at CES
jnn at synfin.org
Mon Jan 7 12:04:58 PST 2019
On Mon, Jan 07, 2019 at 02:50:47PM -0500, Steve Kinney wrote:
> On 1/6/19 3:56 PM, grarpamp wrote:
> > https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/05/apple-ces-2019-privacy-advertising/
> > https://www.engadget.com/2016/02/18/fbi-apple-iphone-explainer/
> > https://www.android.com/security-center/
> > https://source.android.com/security
> > https://apple.com/privacy
> > "What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone."
> > That privacy priority came
> > into clear focus three years ago when Apple refused to assist the FBI
> > in unlocking an iPhone that belonged to a suspected terrorist in San
> > Bernardino, CA.
> I would describe that episode as a publicity stunt cooked up by the FBI
> and DoD contractor Apple. If I recall correctly, Apple claimed it
> "could not" unlock the device in question; but after public attention
> started to die down, a 3rd party forensics shop did unlock it.
> Meanwhile, back in the network security world, Declan Mccullagh reported:
> "ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant's iPhone,
> but Apple can 'bypass the security software' if it chooses. Apple has
> created a police waiting list because of high demand."
They've also significantly decreased the security of their devices with
face ID and fingerprint ID, both of which can be faked with relative
ease, the easiest way being simply manhandling a persons hand or face
into position be LEO (or other nefarious actor).
GPG fingerprint: 17FD 615A D20D AFE8 B3E4 C9D2 E324 20BE D47A 78C7
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