Move over Apple, WhatsApp with one billion users takes center stage in encryption debate.
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New life has been injected into the BREACH crypto attacks by researchers who have discovered how to bypass existing mitigations.
Reddit has removed a warrant canary from its latest transparency report, indicating it has received its first National Security Letter.
The week in news is recapped, including how the FBI cracked that iPhone, ransomware hitting hospitals, and the Hack the Pentagon bug bounty trial program.
The FBI has refused to comply with a judge’s request to describe how it was able to compromise Tor and trigger a wave of child pornography investigations last year.
The federal government has invoked the All Writs Act at least 63 times since 2008 in attempts force Apple and Google to unlock phones.
Check Point has discovered a weakness that allows hackers to use phishing to carry out man-in-the-middle attacks between iOS devices and mobile device management tools and allow an attacker to push malicious apps to devices.
Truecaller, an app that specializes in phone call management, has patched a hole that inadvertently leaked user information.
Verizon is in the process of notifying 1.5 million customers of its Enterprise Solutions division that they’ve been breached.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the week in news, including how the FBI vacated Tuesday’s Apple hearing, a crypto iMessage bug that was patched, and the latest hospital to be hit by the ransomware Locky. The two also preview Badlock and what implications this week’s announcement may have for Microsoft and the rest of the industry.