Encryption

02.11.16
ISIS help desk tells jihadis how to hide from authorities
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ISIS help desk tells jihadis how to hide from authorities

Its purpose is to help members avoid Western surveillance.

By M. Moon,   02.11.16
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01.27.16
Edward Snowden's OS of choice gets a major update
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Edward Snowden's OS of choice gets a major update

The Tor-equipped Tails 2.0 has numerous security fixes and a new UI.

By S. Dent,   01.27.16
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01.27.16
Chrome's latest tool checks your website's security
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Chrome's latest tool checks your website's security

It will help developers get the highly sought green HTTPS lock.

By S. Dent,   01.27.16
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01.22.16
NSA director: 'Encryption is foundational to the future'
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NSA director: 'Encryption is foundational to the future'

And we're wasting time arguing about whether or not to do away with it.

By B. Steele,   01.22.16
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01.22.16
BitTorrent Sync adds ability to make encrypted folders
01.22.16

BitTorrent Sync adds ability to make encrypted folders

Version 2.3 can also transfer files to and from Android 5+ devices' SD cards.

By M. Moon,   01.22.16
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01.21.16
California lawmaker wants to ban phone encryption in 2017
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California lawmaker wants to ban phone encryption in 2017

The bill would put every Californian's digital security at risk to prosecute a few pimps.

By A. Tarantola,   01.21.16
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01.21.16
16 states unveil privacy protection measures
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16 states unveil privacy protection measures

The bill, which has the support of the ACLU, focuses on protecting student and employee data.

By S. Dent,   01.21.16
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01.21.16
Researcher warns of backdoor in GCHQ-developed encryption
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Researcher warns of backdoor in GCHQ-developed encryption

It's not as secure as end-to-end encryption, he claims.

By N. Summers,   01.21.16
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01.20.16
The world's largest prime number has 22 million digits
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The world's largest prime number has 22 million digits

It may not be practical (yet), but it's pretty nifty.

By J. Conditt,   01.20.16
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