A case that seemingly has little connection to the surveillance debate has attracted the attention of privacy and civil rights advocates and could become a key factor in the way that law enforcement agencies have to handle cell phone location data.
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Moxie Marlinspike explains how Open WhisperSystems plans to bring end-to-end encrypted secure communications to major platforms such as Android, iOS and popular Web browsers.
The National Security Agency is monitoring a certain type of cookie – deployed by the search giant Google – as yet another tool in their increasingly public surveillance apparatus.
Telecommunications giant AT&T is under fire by privacy advocates this week after recently acknowledging that it will not publicly disclose any of its dealings with the National Security Agency.
Open WhisperSystems announced that its TextSecure protocol has been integrated into the CyanogenMod SMS app, bringing end-to-end encrypted text messaging to 10 million Android users.
Eight giant technology companies have formed an alliance called Reform Government Surveillance, calling for an end to bulk data collection of Internet activity.
As 2013 comes to a close, security experts are looking back at the major stories and developments of the year, including the Edward Snowden NSA leaks and major malware attacks. In this video, Vitaly Kamluk of Kaspersky Lab examines the biggest security news of 2013 and talks about the lasting effects they may have.
If you’re still wondering when the future will get here, stop looking to the skies for flying cars and look down at your iPhone the next time you walk into an Apple store. The company has just kicked off a new in-store tracking initiative that uses Bluetooth to push offers and notifications to customers as they wander through the aisles looking at Beats headphones and One Direction phone cases.
Microsoft is taking a number of steps to try and reassure customers about the integrity of the company’s offerings and to greatly expand the use of encryption across its services.
How is the NSA beating or breaking SSL? Cryptographer Matthew Green lays out a number of possibilities.