Tags Going Dark

US officials say they've cracked Pensacola shooter’s iPhones, blast Apple

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The Crypto Wars rage eternal.

Privacy groups are still trying to get documents unsealed in Facebook encryption case

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The ACLU and EFF say a failure to clarify the legal requirements for giving authorities access to encrypted communications would set a dangerous precedent.

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

by Shannon Vavra • 6 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 • 6 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 • 10 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 • 12 months ago

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

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