“In the Facebook generation when people put more and more of their own personal data out there…” This is from the U.K., in light of the recent terrorist acts over there and … Continue reading Attorney General Says Young People Don’t Care As Much About Privacy As Previous Generations
The true extent of the government’s intrusion into your data. This is bad. The UK Gov’t just passed a law called the Snooper’s Charter that will allow it to force companies to … Continue reading How the government can force WhatsApp to break its encryption
Facebook says it’s going to implement end-to-end encryption into its extremely popular Messenger app. Unfortunately, the company is going about it all wrong. The encryption will be require that users opt-in to … Continue reading Facebook Blew It on Messenger Encryption
Apple’s newest encryption tool better secures files on all its devices, just the latest in a move to widespread encryption in the tech industry Good for them. If our government is going … Continue reading Take that, FBI: Apple goes all in on encryption
After weeks of a very public back and forth with Apple over opening the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, the FBI opted for plan B and asked an Israeli security firm to crack … Continue reading The FBI Paid at Least $1 Million to Get Inside the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone
“If, technologically, it is possible to make an impenetrable device or system, where the encryption is so strong that there is no key, there is no door at all, then how do … Continue reading Obama, at South by Southwest, Calls for Law Enforcement Access in Encryption Fight
Analysts and lawmakers warn FBI that ramifications over its demand that Apple unlock San Bernardino killer’s iPhone ‘could snowball around the world’ Currently Apple does NOT have the ability to grant access … Continue reading Apple encryption case risks influencing Russia and China, privacy experts say
…News emerging from Paris — as well as evidence from a Belgian ISIS raid in January — suggests that the ISIS terror networks involved were communicating in the clear, and that the data on their smartphones was not encrypted. European media outlets are reporting that the location of a raid conducted on … Continue reading After Endless Demonization Of Encryption, Police Find Paris Attackers Coordinated Via Unencrypted SMS
US and European officials have been quick to indict technology for the attacks – although they have yet to show how, or if, technology contributed. CIA director John Brennan, whose own personal … Continue reading US and European officials reignite ‘back door’ encryption debate after Paris
With the recent Heartblead Bug affecting up to 75% of all websites, and the fact that the NSA may have known about this bug for 2 years, exposing the rest of us … Continue reading How to NSA-Proof your Apple iCloud account.
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