Expert finds that it is not difficult to break
While phone encryption is considered a hot topic by lawmakers who are worried it is being used by criminals and terrorists, Matthew Green, a cryptographer and professor at Johns Hopkins University has been showing that it is not really as safe as all that.
Aussie top cop doesn’t mince his words
Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Reece Kershaw has warned that the real winners from a move to end-to-end encryption are pedophiles rather than those who need increased privacy.
Trialing in July
Zoom Video Communications Inc is planning to offer all its free and paying users end-to-end encryption for video calls and will launch a trial version in July, the video conferencing provider said yesterday.
Under a law to protect kids from paedophiles
The US government is trying to sneak a law banning encryption under a law to protect kids from paedophiles.
Bought the main company
For decades the world thought it was safe behind encryption systems which were secretly owned by the CIA, according to a Washington Post report.
US senators pummeled Apple and Facebook executives over their encryption and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to coppers and spooks.
Snowden warns of the new battleground
Security whistleblower Edward Snowden has warned that the world is facing its biggest security crisis in history as governments attempt to undermine encryption.
AMD has issued a firmware patch to fix its Secure Encrypted Virtualization technology (SEV) encryption.
We want to participate in every encrypted email
While the UK has been distracted by Brexit, GCHQ has sounded out plans to force IT companies to hand over opened copies of every encrypted email sent by their customers.
Sky and BT warn that government was wasting its time
In a move that everyone foresaw, other than the people who gave you Brexit, a small change to Google’s browser could make the UK government’s attempts to censor the internet useless.