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The FBI Director thinks this company found an answer to 'going dark'

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Key escrow, anyone?

Data protection startup Baffle raises $6 million in Series A

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

California-based Baffle, which sells a product that enables secure computing for cloud applications, has raised $6 million in a series A funding round.

Microsoft adopts Signal's encryption protocol for new private conversation mode

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The Microsoft-backed messaging software will use Signal's encryption protocol to protect chats, file exchanges and recorded audio messages from one user's machine to the other.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to bring back bill that bans strong encryption

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

Feinstein's Compliance with Court Orders Act of 2016 was never formally introduced in a previous go-around.

Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.

A top DOJ official is calling for 'responsible' encryption from Silicon Valley

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Privacy and security advocates say that making such a compromise would effectively weaken encryption technology writ large because it would require creating an inherent vulnerability in the process.

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