Craig Hockenberry writes from a developer perspective reports the CIA is trying to get into Apple devices (via John Gruber):
The article refers to “Xcode” generically, but as we all know, there are a lot of pieces to this puzzle: I’m going to examine a few of them below. It’s your job to think about how these things might affect your own products.
The fact that there is even the thought of compromising a complier is nasty business. It’s like a game of telephone where the second person in line ruins the message entirely on purpose, but also steals whatever information they want from everyone else participating in the game, followed by a kick to the groin to the first person fir the heck of it.