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Facebook intends to implement end-to-end encryption despite DOJ pressure

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Two of the company's executives have written to the Department of Justice as Congress prepares to look closely at the issue.

U.S., UK, Australia to ask Facebook to delay message encryption

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

The fight between law enforcement and tech companies over encryption is about to enter another round.

DanaBot banking trojan hits Germany again, with new targets

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

DanaBot is being used to hit German retail websites, including H&M, according to new research from Webroot.

Australian parliament hacked by 'sophisticated state actor,' prime minister says

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

China has rejected media speculation that it was involved.

Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.

Chinese-linked hackers breached top Australian defense university, report says

by Ryan Duffy • 2 years ago

The IT systems of a leading Australian university were hit by hackers suspected to be Chinese, officials from the university and government confirmed last week. The attacks on Australian National University’s computer networks began last year and have not been fully contained.

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