Apple vs. The FBI: Why Apple Is Screwed

Apple is in hot water because they are not responding to a Judge’s order to disable a core security feature in the iPhone in order to access data about the San Bernardino Shooters. This comes shortly after a Harvard Report indicating requests like this are stupid . Apple has taken a hard line with regard to customer security but it is hard to understand why, in this case, where the phone belongs to the local government and the owner is a dead terrorist why Apple isn’t stepping up. First Apple “probably” can do this but even they likely don’t know for sure and if they do it then it will...