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IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:30

 IBM is doing its damnedest to keep the mainframe relevant in a modern context, and believe it or not, there are plenty of monster corporations t...

Australia pushes for weaker encryption at 'Five Eyes' meeting - CNET
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:36

Australia says tech companies should be "thwarting" messaging encryption to stop terrorists, and it's pushing US companies in particular. CNET News

Enigma: Why the fight to break Nazi encryption still matters - CNET
  • Tue, 06 Jun 2017 19:32

Their work played a key role in the Allied invasion of D-Day -- and created the world that’s led us to today’s encryption battles. CNET News

We want to limit use of e2e encryption, confirms UK minister
  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 22:40

 The UK government has once again amped up its attacks on tech platforms’ use of end-to-end encryption, and called for International co-ope...

Krypt.co scores a 1.2 M seed round to simplify developer encryption key security
  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:56

 Krypt.co, a new security startup founded by two former MIT students and one of their professors, is launching today with a free product called ...

How to make sure you’re properly managing user-owned encryption on macOS
  • Mon, 05 Jun 2017 18:46

I’m glad to see a positive security trend: more companies have software available for hosted backups and cloud-based storage access that incorporate...

Could the UK be about to break end-to-end encryption?
  • Sun, 28 May 2017 00:27

 Once again there are indications the UK government intends to use the law to lean on encryption. A report in The Sun this week quoted a Conserva...

Candidate Macron takes on encryption in the fight against terror
  • Thu, 13 Apr 2017 01:32

Independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron outlined his counterterrorism plans on Monday, including targeting the encrypted messaging services...

UK minister says encryption on messaging services is unacceptable
  • Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:14

LONDON (Reuters) - Technology companies must cooperate more with law enforcement agencies and should stop offering a "secret place for terrorists to c...

UK's Rudd launches attack on messaging app encryption
  • Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:23

Home Secretary Amber Rudd condemned encryption just days after a London terrorist attack, before which the offender reportedly used Whatsapp. She publ...

WikiLeaks Reveal Demonstrates Encryption Apps' Vulnerabilities
  • Sun, 12 Mar 2017 12:14

The CIA can hack into smartphones and read messages as they're being typed on encrypted messaging apps. David Greene talks to Moxie Marlinspike, found...

How The Media Are Using Encryption Tools To Collect Anonymous Tips
  • Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:14

Technology has made for more ways to leak scoops to the press than ever before. And newsrooms across the country are taking advantage of that.(Image c...

How WhatsApp is fighting spam after its encryption rollout
  • Fri, 03 Feb 2017 08:04

 WhatsApp proved itself to be the most YOLO-crypto company of 2016 when it turned on end-to-end encryption by default last April for its more tha...

Adding encryption to cameras won’t solve photojournalists’ problems
  • Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:42

 When the Freedom of the Press Foundation published an open letter to Canon, encouraging the company to implement encryption features into its ca...

A Year After San Bernardino And Apple-FBI, Where Are We On Encryption?
  • Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:48

The shooting a year ago started a heated debate about government access to secured devices. As such access keeps getting more restricted, calls for "b...

Phone encryption: Police 'mug' suspect to get data
  • Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:48

Detectives have developed a new tactic to beat criminals using mobile phone encryption - legally mug them. BBC News - Technology

Quantum Computers Could Crush Today’s Top Encryption in 15 Years
  • Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:48

Quantum computers could bring about a quantum leap in processing power, with countless benefits for fields like data science and AI. But there’s als...

Signal encryption app sees 400% boost after election - CNET
  • Sat, 19 Nov 2016 06:43

The co-founder of Open Whisper Systems says the app has seen a 400 percent increase in installations since November 8. CNET News

Prosecutors Call for Tools to Crack Islamic State Encryption
  • Sat, 22 Oct 2016 06:39

Antiterror prosecutors from four nations made an urgent plea for new tools to crack encrypted devices and communications. WSJ.com: What's News Europe

Critical flaws found in open-source encryption software VeraCrypt
  • Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:30

A new security audit has found critical vulnerabilities in VeraCrypt, an open-source, full-disk encryption program that's the direct successor of the ...

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