A document obtained by The Intercept reveals the violation of Apple’s promise to protect its customers’ conversations from anyone but users and their friends.
Apple CEO Tim Cook pledged Wednesday to resist the British government’s effort to gain access to digital users' encrypted data through a proposed spying law.
Since Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the NSA's mass surveillance of Americans, interest in cryptography has been piqued. That's fine if you're a nerd, but what about Grandma's privacy? Luckily there are fairly simple ways to communicate privately.
In a privacy statement released in the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal, Apple says its proprietary messaging and video chat services are "protected by end-to-end encryption so no one but the sender and receiver can see or read them."