Apple loses copyright suit against security startup

Washington (AFP) – A federal judge Tuesday dismissed Apple’s copyright infringement lawsuit against cybersecurity startup Corellium in a case which could have implications for researchers who find software bugs and vulnerabilities. Judge Rodney Smith said Apple failed to show a legal basis for protecting its entire iOS operating system from security researchers. Apple sued the Florida-based startup in 2019 claiming its “virtualization” of iOS software constituted copyright infringement. But the judge ruled that Corellium’s work, which is designed to find security holes in the software, was “fa…

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