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.
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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.
Pro-ISIS hackers promote violence and are making strides with new tools, tactics and procedures, establishing themselves as a growing threat.
Facebook reports that for the first time in a given 30-day period, more than one million people access the social network over Tor.
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.
BlackBerry’s CEO defended the actions it took to provide Canadian law enforcement with what it needed to decrypt communications between devices.
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.
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.
FBI Director James Comey discussed the scope of the tool they used to break the iPhone 5C and challenged the concept of absolute privacy in a talk Wednesday.