The iPhone 5S’s new TouchID looks incredible and will surely be handy in saving time and keeping passwords out of your mind, but should we be worried that the NSA and other organizations will steal Touch ID data for far more nefarious purposes?
Phil Schiller reassured the crowd this morning that all fingerprint data is encrypted, and secured inside a secure enclave. It’s never available to other software. It’s never uploaded to Apple’s servers or backed up to iCloud. But still, this is the NSA we’re talking about. What do you guys think? Vote in our poll and let us hear your thoughts in the comments below.