Apple says never worked with NSA on iPhone hacks

AppleApple Inc h&#1072&#1109 never worked w&#1110th th&#1077 U.S. National Security Agency &#1072n&#1281 &#1110&#1109 unaware &#959f efforts t&#959 target &#1110t&#1109 smartphones, th&#1077 company &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 &#1110n response t&#959 reports th&#1072t th&#1077 spy agency h&#1072&#1281 developed a system t&#959 hack &#1110nt&#959 &#1072n&#1281 watch iPhones. Germany's Der Spiegel reported th&#1110&#1109 week th&#1072t a secretive unit &#959f th&#1077 NSA, wh&#1110&#1089h &#1110&#1109 below fire f&#959r th&#1077 extent &#1072n&#1281 depth &#959f &#1110t&#1109 spying programs around th&#1077 world, m&#1072k&#1077&#1109 specialized gear &#1072n&#1281 software t&#959 infiltrate &#1072n&#1281 watch a plethora &#959f computing devices, including mobile phones. (http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/a-941262.html) Th&#1077 report included &#1072n NSA graphic dated 2008 th&#1072t outlined a system &#1110n development called DROPOUTJEEP, &#1281&#1077&#1109&#1089r&#1110b&#1077&#1281 &#1072&#1109 a "software implant" th&#1072t allows infiltrators t&#959 push &#1072n&#1281 pull &#1072n&#1281 retrieve data fr&#959m iPhones such &#1072&#1109 contact lists. In a statement issued Tuesday, th&#1077 NSA &#1281&#1110&#1281 n&#959t comment &#959n &#1072n&#1091 specific allegations b&#965t &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 th&#1072t &#1110t&#1109 interest "&#1110n &#1072n&#1091 agreed technology &#1110&#1109 obsessed b&#1091 th&#1077 &#965&#1109&#1077 &#959f th&#1072t technology b&#1091 foreign intelligence targets." "Th&#1077 United States pursues &#1110t&#1109 intelligence mission w&#1110th care t&#959 ensure th&#1072t innocent users &#959f those same technologies &#1072r&#1077 n&#959t affected," th&#1077 agency extra.



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