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Republican momentum builds for bills requiring encryption circumvention

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

With a "lawful access" companion bill introduced in the House now, Republican legislators are putting the pedal to the metal on proposals that would require tech firms to give law enforcement access to encrypted services.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The Crypto Wars rage eternal.

FBI enlists internet domain registries in fight against coronavirus scams

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Exactly how the bureau is working with tech firms remains unclear.

Attorney General Barr urges DOJ to prioritize prosecuting coronavirus scammers

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

Attorney General William Barr is going after cybercriminals seeking to exploit fears about the coronavirus.

Feds are lining up more indictments related to Chinese cyber-activity, officials say

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

“Chinese theft by hacking has been prominent,” Attorney General William Barr says. Another Department of Justice official says indictments are coming "soon."

Weak encryption means putting our military at risk

by Ari Schwartz • 9 months ago

Opinion: Stop wasting time suggesting that we need universal solutions for encryption, but then put consumers and our military at risk.

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