Semiconductors

A unique look at how Apple is testing its own iPhone processors against hacking

Apple under Tim Cook's leadership has turned protecting user privacy into one of its missions. The company takes a holistic approach to security and privacy that starts at the semiconductor level. British publication Independent today published a rare insight into a secretive facility on Apple's campus in which expensive machines are abusing in-house designed chips to see whether they can withstand hacking and whatever other types of assault anyone might try on them when they make their way into new iPhones.