Apple working on measures to make it harder for government to hack iPhones: NYT

Apple working on measures to make it harder for government to hack iPhones: NYT
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook speaks during an event for students to learn to write computer code at the Apple store in the Manhattan borough of New York in this December 9, 2015 file photo.
PHOTO: Reuters

Apple Inc is said to be developing security measures to make it even harder for the government to break into iPhones, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing people close to the company and security experts.

"Apple engineers have already begun developing new security measures that would make it impossible for the government to break into a locked iPhone using methods similar to those now at the center of a court fight in California," the Times said.

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