Indian government claims to be able to circumvent iPhone encryption

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The Indian government claims to have developed software that can circumvent the iPhone’s encryption. According to the government the encryption is “a challenge for police services everywhere”, the Economic Times writes.

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#2

According to the government the encryption is “a challenge for police services everywhere”, the Economic Times writes.
It seems like before the Snowden revelations, no law enforcement organizations seemed to care too much about encryptions. Now, all of the sudden, everyone claiming to fight “terrorism” sees encryption as the worst thing in the world, as if the same algorithms that have kept password and credit card thieves at bay is the magic key that makes all “terrorism” possible.

“We need to make everyone online vulnerable to a ridiculous range of attacks, because otherwise the ‘terrorists’ will win.” -the apparent majority of idiots who are supposed to keep people safe.


#3

Terrorists are just the excuse, surveillance of the general population is the goal. Sadly, they seem to be succeeding since programmers make mistakes.

A properly seeded Rijndael-based encryption should be close to impossible to crack even for today’s super server clusters and so it seems the way to go to encrypt communication.
Then again, they will probably find a way to make any unbreakable encryption illegal for the general public (in other words only for terrorists) :rolleyes: