iOS Encryption Is So Good, Not Even the NSA Can Hack It [Security]

By Adrian Covert, GizmodoAugust 13, 2012 at 01:00PM

When you think of an encrypted device that would cause the NSA to throw its hands up and give up trying to crack it, you imagine some industrial grade server, possibly made by IBM. What you don’t expect is a smartphone that can be purchased for a hundred bucks. But the rise of AES hardware encryption in devices such as the iPhone and BlackBerry has made it all but impossible for the government forensic experts to extract desired info. More »