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New battle in 'Crypto Wars' heating up in wake of Manchester attack

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 day ago

Formal talks between governments and tech companies are taking place as European countries ratchet up their calls for encryption backdoors.

New report warns of connected-car security dangers

by Shaun Waterman • 1 day ago

Securing the connected, smart and increasingly autonomous cars of tomorrow against hackers and online criminals will only get harder, warns the Cloud Security Alliance.

Keybase browser extension brings encrypted messaging to social networks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 days ago

Created by two of the founders of SparkNotes and OkCupid, the service has built some of the most interesting encryption tools on the Internet.

Facebook Messenger upgrades encrypted chat feature

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

"It's a clear step forward in bringing the benefits of secure, robust cryptography to billions of people around the world," said one former employee.

Researchers build WannaCry decryption tools for Windows XP

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

Windows XP users have a chance to decrypt WannaCry and save their files from oblivion.

Mobile-encryption markets booming as law enforcement sees world 'going dark'

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

The growth of ubiquitous global mobile encryption may be a bane for U.S. law enforcement. But it is a boom market, expected to almost quadruple in size over the next five years according to a new projection.

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