Tech giants fending off spate of privacy problems

Amid allegations of phone and email hackings, Apple, Google, and LinkedIn look to reassure customers and users amid their sector’s latest surge of security scares.

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Last week Apple released its newest version of the iPhone with the Touch ID feature that only unlocks your phone with your fingerprint spawning “substantial privacy concerns.” Naturally, hackers want to break into it.

Just days after the website launched, a group of German hackers, the Chaos Computer Club (CCC), claims to have done it using a bit of a convoluted process:

Here’s how the CCC says it did it:

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