The US spy agency NSA has boasted internally of being able to unlock encrypted data on smartphones by leading manufacturers, a German news magazine reported Sunday.
Acitivists protest with posters during the demonstra-tion in Berlin, Germany on Saturday. German news weekly Der Spiegel reports Sunday that the U.S. National Security Agency can access users' data on all major smartphones.(AP Photo/ dpa, Rainer Jensen)
Der Spiegel said it obtained National Security Agency (NSA) documents in which the agency states it accessed data from Apple iPhones, BlackBerry devices and phones that use Google's Android operating system.