Encryption

11.20.16
Signal makes it easier to verify the privacy of your chats
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Signal makes it easier to verify the privacy of your chats

It's tweaking how its safety numbers work at a time when Trump's election is prompting a surge in use.

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10.16.16
Increased encryption will help keep porn browsing private
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Increased encryption will help keep porn browsing private

Like many media pages, adult websites have mostly avoided using HTTPS everywhere, but that's changing.

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09.27.16
Apple will fix iOS 10's easier-to-crack device backups
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Apple will fix iOS 10's easier-to-crack device backups

Security researchers discovered that iTunes backups aren't protected as strongly with the new operating system.

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09.10.16
Chrome cracks down on sites that don't use encryption
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Chrome cracks down on sites that don't use encryption

A special warning will alert users when sites aren't using HTTPS beginning in Chrome 56.

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09.10.16
Anti-encryption bill changes would limit some effects on security
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Anti-encryption bill changes would limit some effects on security

The proposed alterations would limit the legislation's reach, but wouldn't eliminate its core flaws.

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