Researchers in the School of Electronics and Computer Science of the University of Southampton have come up with a means for identifying ears with a success rate of 99.6%. Read the full article. [MIT Technology Review]
Google’s latest Transparency Report reveals government requests for data jumped 15 percent from the end of 2013, and that nine countries requested data for the first time.
Despite research published last year that demonstrated that Apple has the ability to decrypt users iMessages if it so chooses, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the company does not hold the encryption key for those messages and couldn’t even produce the plaintext in response to a government order.
During a long-running secret dispute between Yahoo and government officials over the constitutionality of orders