Government officials want greater access to secure communications data.
The PGP vulnerabilities could be exploited to expose encrypted messages in plain text, academics warn.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has urged Twitter to bulk up the security of direct messages.
A joint investigation by the FBI and law enforcement officials in Australia and Canada determined that the phones were made explicitly for evading law enforcement.
Moxie Marlinspike and Brian Acton announce the creation of the Signal Foundation, a new non-profit, to develop secure communications.
In addition to dozens of bathing, naked women, the illustrations feature stars, planets, plants and diagrams resembling Zodiac signs.
With governments unlikely to ever get backdoor access to tech devices, authorities may turn to selective hacking, as in the Apple/San Bernardino case.
Important milestone reached that protects more web users from eavesdropping and hackers.
U.S. 'no longer needs Apple's assistance' after someone provided the passcode to an iPhone that authorities wanted to view.
The decision to neither endorse nor oppose the legislation stems in part from ongoing divisions among various federal agencies over encryption.
Senators Dianne Feinstein and Richard Burr may introduce a bill that forces tech companies to cooperate with law enforcement.
The NSA whistleblower does not buy the idea that the FBI cannot crack the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.
The companies will contest government arguments that the All Writs Act compels Apple to comply with its request.
“I’m not a believer in backdoors or a single technical approach. I don’t think it’s realistic.”