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European cops collected data from encrypted chat service for weeks prior to cocaine bust

by Jeff Stone • 4 days ago

Sky CC appears to be the latest encrypted service to be compromised by European authorities.

Flaw in popular video software Agora could have let eavesdroppers in on private calls

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

It could have allowed hackers to spy on dating app or telehealth video or audio calls.

Signal issues workaround for Iran's ban of messaging app

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The Android version of the chat app will soon have the capability to bypass the Iran's block on traffic, Signal says.

After SolarWinds breach, lawmakers ask NSA for help in cracking Juniper cold case

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The lawmakers are hoping to crack open a cold case and learn from it before the next big supply-chain breach happens.

ProtonMail, Tutanota among authors of letter urging EU to reconsider encryption rules

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Breaking encryption in Europe "will threaten the basic rights of millions," the companies argue.

Signal vows to fight blockage in Iran amid newfound popularity

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Tehran has a long history of controlling access to chat apps and social media. Signal doesn't want to take it.