Encryption

01.11.16
Police claim to have cracked extra-secure BlackBerry phones
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Police claim to have cracked extra-secure BlackBerry phones

Dutch police say that your special-issue BlackBerry isn't that private.

By J. Fingas,   01.11.16
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12.27.15
China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys
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China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys

You won't have many guarantees that your secure chats are safe from Chinese spying.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
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12.22.15
Apple unsettled by the UK's draft surveillance bill
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Apple unsettled by the UK's draft surveillance bill

"A key left under the doormat would not just be there for the good guys."

By N. Summers,   12.22.15
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12.14.15
Researchers hide messages in a sea of spam
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Researchers hide messages in a sea of spam

The system mimics Tor by bouncing messages around servers, but shields metadata with fake 'noise.'

By S. Dent,   12.14.15
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12.11.15
French prime minister says public WiFi will not be banned
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French prime minister says public WiFi will not be banned

Prime minister Manuel Valls called the internet 'a freedom.'

By R. Lawler,   12.11.15
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12.09.15
The White House wants your thoughts on encryption
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The White House wants your thoughts on encryption

The US government wants your input on whether the US should protect strong encryption or introduce back doors.

By J. Fingas,   12.09.15
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12.02.15
Secure messaging app Signal is coming to Chrome
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Secure messaging app Signal is coming to Chrome

Snowden's preferred messaging app comes to the desktop as an open beta

By A. Tarantola,   12.02.15
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11.30.15
BlackBerry is leaving Pakistan over demands for backdoor access
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BlackBerry is leaving Pakistan over demands for backdoor access

The company's simply not willing to jeopardize users' privacy to please Pakistan's government.

By J. Rigg,   11.30.15
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11.21.15
Here's how ISIS tries to keep its online activity a secret (update: debunked)
11.21.15

Here's how ISIS tries to keep its online activity a secret (update: debunked)

ISIS' online security guide has leaked, and it illustrates the dilemmas with privacy-minded services.

By J. Fingas,   11.21.15
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