Some people are angry at the U.S. government for secretly stockpiling exploits for security flaws so they can use them to spy on people. The latest outcry came late last week after the revelation that spies — in this case, believed to work for the United Arab Emirates — tried to hack an activist’s iPhone using three separate flaws not revealed to Apple by the government.

Sorry, but the U.S. government — indeed, all governments — is going to do this, and we’d better get used to that fact.

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Source: Security