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Republican momentum builds for bills requiring encryption circumvention

by Shannon Vavra • 6 days ago

With a "lawful access" companion bill introduced in the House now, Republican legislators are putting the pedal to the metal on proposals that would require tech firms to give law enforcement access to encrypted services.

Around 130 Twitter accounts targeted in bitcoin scam hack, company says

by Jeff Stone • 3 weeks ago

The FBI is investigating the incident.

Senate panel advances bill to combat child exploitation, but critics fear it could weaken encryption

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Changes to the bill weren't enough to satisfy critics.

European police crack encrypted phone network, arrest hundreds of alleged criminals

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“It is as if we were sitting at the conference table with the criminals," a Dutch official boasted.

Feds aim to bolster data encryption practices for .gov websites

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The goal of the entire intiative is to have browsers connect to federal government websites via HTTPS by default.

In reversal, Zoom says all users will have access to end-to-end encryption

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Privacy and security experts had criticized the videoconferencing company's decision to limit which accounts had access to improved privacy and security.

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