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In 2016, the FBI asked Apple to help the law enforcement agency get into the iPhone of the alleged terrorist who killed 14 people in San Bernardino with a malicious update, but the company said it couldn’t because it was an unreasonable request that would undermine the security of all iPhone users. Apple’s position helped solidify its image as a company that values security, and the iPhone as a more secure device than various Android phones.

But in a talk at the USENIX Enigma conference in Burlingame, California on Tuesday, Rene Mayrhofer, Google’s Director of Android Platform Security,

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