A famous computer security researcher and a white hat hacker Jacob Appelbaum and the German publication named Der Spiegel have recently revealed that the U.S. National Security Agency or better known as NSA have developed a backdoor to the iPhone mobile phone devices.
Apple has recently released a statement which claims that they have never co-operated with the NSA, and that they are still unaware of the NSA’s backdoor "DROPOUTJEEP". An apple spokesman said via email that, Apple Inc. has never worked with the NSA to create a foul backdoor in any of their products, including the iPhone devices.
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Apple said in a statement that Apple Inc. has been unaware of this alleged NSA program targeting their products. Their developer team is continuously working to make their products even more secure, and they make it easy for the customers to keep their software up to date with the latest advancements applicable to their phones.
The company also added that whenever they hear about any attempts to undermine Apple's industry-leading security system, they thoroughly investigate the matter and take appropriate steps to protect their valuable customers. Apple Inc. will continue to use their resources to stay ahead of any of the malicious hackers and defend their customers from any security attacks, regardless of who's behind them.