The FBI has cracked an Apple iPhone in pursuit of solving a crime. Apple protested the reverse engineering efforts of the FBI but lost the case. The manipulation hurts Apple in no small way because it would adversely affect the Company’s reputation as a secure device manufacturer.
The action by the Government ruffles Apple’s celebration of the iPhone SE release which touts exceptional security. With this development, Apple will now first have to identity which vulnerability in their software allowed the crack, and secondly appease its customers who have always deemed the iPhone as beyond compromise.