Rights groups ask Supreme Court to review warrantless searches at border

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The issue has long been a concern for civil liberties groups and press advocates.

Warrantless searches of devices at border allowed, appeals court finds

by Shannon Vavra • 9 months ago

Privacy advocates are denouncing the ruling.

ACLU sues FBI for information about its encryption-cracking skills

by Joe Warminsky • 10 months ago

The civil liberties group wants the feds to come clean about the capabilities of the Electronic Device Analysis Unit (EDAU).

Lame-duck versions of TikTok and WeChat are definitely a problem, security experts say

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

The Trump administration's restrictions on Americans' abilities to update Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat could degrade user security further, experts say.

Privacy groups are still trying to get documents unsealed in Facebook encryption case

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The ACLU and EFF say a failure to clarify the legal requirements for giving authorities access to encrypted communications would set a dangerous precedent.

Wyden urges DHS to adopt secure email authentication protocol

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 years ago

The driving force behind Wyden's increasingly granular push to improve U.S. government cybersecurity is Chris Soghoian, the former ACLU technologist who joined Wyden's office earlier this year.