Apple co-founder and engineering genius Steve Wozniak has hit out at the FBI’s attempts to force the tech giant to unlock an iPhone that belonged to a terrorist. Mr Wozniak, known as The Woz, told Lateline that cyber crime was the greatest threat the world faced and he likened it to the cold war nuclear hysteria of his childhood. “We used to fear the atomic bomb when I was young, and you used to come home from school and sirens would go off for a test on every corner,” he said. “Now we fear all the cyber attacks and hacking. What’s the next one we’re going to hear about? “Is one going to come close to me? Is it going to hit me? Could they really take out our electrical system, take out our internet, how far can it go? And it’s getting worse and worse year by year, not better and better.” FBI case is an attack on security, Wozniak says Mr Wozniak said it was wrong for the US government to try to order Apple to unlock the phone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters “What if the FBI was able to go to any company, […]
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