Tagged With Encryption

The US and 6 other countries are pressuring tech companies to weaken encryption and make it easier for police to snoop on apps like iMessage or WhatsApp


What to know about Signal, the secure messaging app that keeps all of your conversations private


A prominent senator is calling out Twitter following its massive hack for not encrypting DMs — despite Jack Dorsey telling him the company was looking into it nearly two years ago



Police say they cracked a secret, global chat system used to plot murders and money laundering and have made hundreds of arrests


Zoom now plans to offer end-to-end encryption to free users, not just paying customers


Zoom isn't beefing up security for free users so that it's better able to 'work with law enforcement'



FBI Director Christopher Wray says tech companies should let law enforcement decrypt messages — but he argued the exact opposite in court in 2015, new filings show


Privacy concerns are swarming around Zoom just as it's becoming everyone's new favourite videoconferencing app


Declassified: From Snowden to WikiLeaks to Crypto AG, these are the biggest leaks of the past decade and what we've learned from them


WhatsApp seized on US allegations against Huawei to defend encryption against the government's demands for backdoors


WhatsApp has hit 2 billion users, and it's pushing back hard against the US government for demanding a way to break encryption


The US says Huawei has been spying through 'back doors' designed for law enforcement — which is what the US has been pressuring tech companies to do for years



Leaked documents reportedly show the CIA secretly bought an encryption company and used it to spy on clients — while turning a profit


Some at FBI reportedly agreed with Tim Cook that Apple offered plenty of help during investigation into terrorist's iPhone, contradicting Attorney General Barr


Security experts explain why unlocking the Pensacola shooter's iPhones would unleash a privacy nightmare for iPhone owners


Apple is reportedly gearing up to defy Trump and the DOJ in court to avoid unlocking the Florida shooter's 2 iPhones



Apple made a rare appearance at tech's biggest conference and defended encryption on the iPhone


Apple could be headed for another battle with the FBI after the agency requested help unlocking 2 iPhones belonging to the suspected Florida shooter


How to add or remove a password from your Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, to keep your data secure and private


Current and former Facebook execs say reports WhatsApp will hand encrypted messages to UK police are wrong