The fate of all cybersecurity may depend on the legal battle between Apple and the FBI.
It sounds a bit dramatic, but the security issue Apple is facing in court does have far-reaching consequences. Can the government order a company to create software to hack their own security? Watch CNET Update to learn why doing this for one iPhone could impact all of your gadgets:
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Apple vs. the FBI: An easy explanation
Apple takes on the FBI
A judge has ordered Apple to crack into an iPhone for law enforcement, but this could affect the future of cybersecurity for everyone.
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May 27Capitol Hill push for encryption back doors looks dead in the water
May 12FBI expects more legal actions over encrypted devices
Apr 29FBI paid less than $1M for iPhone hack -- and doesn't know how it works