Apple's Security Boss Steps Down After Two Prototype iPhones Go Missing In Two Years

John Theriault

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Nice scoop from Mark Gurman at 9 to 5 Mac: Apple’s head of security operations John Theriault has left the company.Why? This might have something to do with it:

In July, an Apple employee was reported to have lost a prototype version of the later to be announced iPhone 4S with Siri, an improved camera, and the dual-core A5 processor. Following the loss of the prototype device, Apple apparently also visited the home of the device’s purported finder and offered him cash for the return of the phone. Apple security officials reportedly posed as police officers in their search of this prototype iPhone, and the San Francisco Police Department have been said to be investigating the situation.

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