Apple has hired cryptography pioneer Jon Callas for a third time. Callas, who previously at Apple helped design and implement encryption systems for Macs, was most recently at Silent Circle.
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Apple on Monday rolled out a series of patches for nearly all of its operating systems, including fixes for March’s DROWN vulnerability in OS X and a lockscreen bypass vulnerability in iOS.
Twitter has asked its business partner Dataminr to no longer provide it services to the U.S. intelligence community.
Apple has updated its Xcode development environment, patching two vulnerabilities in its implementation of git.
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.
Apple and the FBI vow to work together to find compromise solution in encryption debate.
The Zero Day Initiative has publicly disclosed a pair of serious vulnerabilities in Apple QuickTime for Windows that will not be patched because Apple is deprecating the product.
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.