Tech giants say UK spy agency’s encryption proposal is threat to security and human rights
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.
Stop demonizing encryption
The current negativity toward encryption perpetuates misinformation and provides fodder for governments seeking to undermine security and privacy across the globe.
WhatsApp adds biometric feature to help protect messages
Even end-to-end encryption can’t protect WhatsApp users’ messages if someone has physical control of their device — a problem this update should help solve.
Facebook beefs up privacy, security staff amid ongoing scrutiny over data collection practices
Two big hires were announced on the same day news broke that Facebook paid users between 13 and 35 years old up to $20 to install an app that collected data on their private messages in social media apps, photos and videos, emails, browsing history, location information and other data.
Mysterious malware campaign targets just 13 iPhones in India
An application-warping malware campaign in India is aimed at just 13 iPhones in what Cisco's researchers are calling a “highly targeted” operation.
Flaw in WhatsApp and Signal exposes group chats to 'extremely difficult' hacks
The problems are important to know about but require complete control of a WhatsApp server and are "very difficult" to pull off.