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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 days 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 • 2 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 • 3 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 • 3 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.

Cellebrite: Hacking into iPhones is harder than ever

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

"It’s getting much too easy for device manufacturers to implement very secure encryption and lock mechanisms," a Cellebrite director said.

Wyden pushes Supreme Court to adopt email encryption standards that it currently doesn't use

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

The Senator from Oregon pushed the court to adopt STARTTLS encryption "to better protect the privacy and security of the Court's email communications."

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