Microsoft said that with the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update this summer, its IE and Edge browsers would no longer display the lock icon for websites using SHA-1 signed certificates.
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Privacy watchdogs are blasting Rule 41, a proposed change to the federal criminal procedures, saying it would allow the government to hack into phones and seize computers remotely.
Slack fixes a security loophole that opened hundreds of corporate Slack accounts to the public.
In a vote of 419-0, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Email Privacy Act on Wednesday that would require the government to obtain a warrant in order to access digital communications stored in the cloud.
Security experts estimate 12 million users have been enticed to download software from the French firm Tuto4PC whose programs and silently install backdoors on PCs.
Facebook reports that for the first time in a given 30-day period, more than one million people access the social network over Tor.
Was the Federal Bureau of Investigation justified in paying over $1.3 million for a hacking tool that opened the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino terrorist?
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including BlackBerry CEO’s stance on lawful access principles, the FBI/Apple hearing, Viber adding end-to-end crypto, Teslacrypt, and more.
Apple’s latest transparency report puts some hard numbers on the number of law enforcement and government requests it receives for device and user data.
Messaging platform firm Viber is adding end-to-end encryption to 711 million of its users, becoming the latest tech firm to embrace encryption on a massive scale.