Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone backdoors

The popular company Apple has never worked NSA (National Security Agency) and the company said that the spy agency had developed a system to hack iPhones. Germany's  Der Spiegel reported that a secret unit of the NSA which is working for the extent its spying programs all over the world, makes specialized software and a plethora of computing devices including mobile phones.

The report said that an NSA graphic outlined a system in development known as DROPOUTJEEP, described as a "Software implant" that allows infiltrators to retrieve data from iPhones. Der Spiegel referred to it as a Trojan or malware that helps hackers to get information into protected systems.

The NSA did not comment on specific subject but said that its interest in "any given technology is driven by the use of that technology by foreign intelligence targets". The NSA also added "The United States pursues its intelligence mission with care to ensure that innocent users of those same technologies are not affected".

The Apple said that "Apple has never worked with the NSA to create a backdoor in any of our products, including iPhone. Additionally, we have been unaware of this alleged NSA program targeting our products". The company also added that "We will continue to use our resources to stay ahead of malicious hackers and defend our customers from security attacks, regardless of who's behind them".
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