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Facebook intends to implement end-to-end encryption despite DOJ pressure

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Two of the company's executives have written to the Department of Justice as Congress prepares to look closely at the issue.

Senior FBI cyber official Amy Hess to take security position at City of Louisville

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

As a senior FBI cybersecurity official, Hess has spoken out about hacking threats from the Chinese and Russian governments.

Peter Thiel says he doesn't trust the FBI to safeguard an encryption backdoor

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Thiel, an outspoken Trump supporter, supports the current status when it comes to encryption.

Senator asks Department of Justice if it can keep a lid on its software exploits

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Sen. Ron Wyden is asking what law enforcement agencies are doing to protect their hacking tools from foreign spies.

Tech giants say UK spy agency’s encryption proposal is threat to security and human rights

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

The tech coalition rejected the GCHQ's suggestion that adding a law enforcement official to a group chat or call would not threaten civil liberties or security.

Australia passes world's first law authorizing encryption backdoors

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Privacy advocates, technologists and businesses including Apple have criticized the Australian bill and similar proposals elsewhere, saying such a plan would introduce portals for government abuse and malicious hackers alike.

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