Not too long ago, Apple revealed some new technical measures in Messages, iCloud, Siri, and search that are supposed to defend kids from sexual abuse on-line. Apple says that its new mix of on-device and cloud-based processing will strike a steadiness between consumer security and consumer privateness. However some cryptography consultants aren’t satisfied, and fear that the measures might open the door to different privateness breaches and authorities surveillance.
This week on Gadget Lab, WIRED senior cybersecurity author Andy Greenberg joins us to speak about how Apple’s tech works, and the corporate’s delicate balancing act between security and privateness.
Learn Andy’s story about Apple’s new know-how.
Andy recommends the e-book Empire of Ache: The Secret Historical past of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe, and in addition the brand new Mortal Kombat film. Lauren recommends Vauhini Vara’s story “Ghosts” in Believer Journal. Mike recommends Brian Raftery’s “Gene and Roger” sequence of The Ringer’s The Large Image podcast.
Andy Greenberg could be discovered on Twitter @a_greenberg. Lauren Goode is @LaurenGoode. Michael Calore is @snackfight. Bling the primary hotline at @GadgetLab. The present is produced by Boone Ashworth (@booneashworth). Our theme music is by Photo voltaic Keys.
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