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.
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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.
BlackBerry’s CEO defended the actions it took to provide Canadian law enforcement with what it needed to decrypt communications between devices.
Apple and the FBI vow to work together to find compromise solution in encryption debate.
Researchers at Bastille said they’ve more than doubled the range with which an attacker can exploit the Mousejack vulnerability.
Google put app developers on notice last week, urging them to comply with a new set of privacy policies designed to better promote transparency it plans on enforcing this summer.
Privacy advocates are cheering Microsoft’s lawsuit against the US government over data requests.
A newly published research paper exposes weaknesses in short URLs used by cloud-based services such as OneDrive that put supposedly private data at risk.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the Badlock bust, encryption legislation, and cryptoworm ransomware. Mike also discusses last week’s Infiltrate Con.
While civil liberties advocates celebrate the defeat of California bill AB 1681, they caution that the fight to protect encryption from government regulation is not over.