Apple kills ‘GrayKey’ backdoor used by police to access iPhones
iOS 12 update makes a big change.
On Oct 26, 2018 by Julie Ann Nealega
Theresa May wants social media companies to create controversial ‘backdoors’ for police
Critics accuse Prime Minister May of political grandstanding.
On Jun 5, 2017 by Phillip Tracy
CIA director clashes with Sen. Ron Wyden over encryption backdoors
A consensus of technologists argue that requiring backdoors would weaken cybersecurity.
On Jun 16, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
FBI director says 12 percent of devices inaccessible because of encryption
James Comey, the FBI director, predicted that the number would only continue to grow.
On May 26, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
FTC commissioner: Mandating encryption backdoors ‘is a terrible idea’
Terrell McSweeny said that encryption would soon become even more vital as smart devices proliferated.
On May 24, 2016 by Eric Geller
Indian leader frames encryption as cybercrime concern in meeting with Apple CEO
Modi apparently urged Cook to accept limits on encryption by saying it would help stop cybercrime.
On May 23, 2016 by Eric Geller
Police captain pushing to limit encryption says crypto experts miss the point
'This is not an all-or-nothing zero-sum game.'
On May 10, 2016 by Eric Geller
This number is illegal, and you could get in trouble just for having it
It's more than just a number.
On May 4, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The pro-encryption bill that Congress is ignoring
Neither chamber of Congress has moved the bill out of the committee stage.
On Apr 29, 2016 by Eric Geller
Top security experts say senators behind anti-encryption bill are ‘woefully ignorant’
'It’s like apples and sporks.'
On Apr 28, 2016 by Eric Geller
A complete guide to the new ‘Crypto Wars’
Get up to speed on encryption with a thorough timeline of the events that brought us to this point.
On Apr 26, 2016 by Eric Geller
U.S. government drops New York iPhone case after third party gives it the passcode
The government won't say who gave it the password.
On Apr 23, 2016 by Eric Geller
Police shutter privacy-focused Dutch phone network for allegedly aiding criminals
The company marketed itself toward business professionals.
On Apr 22, 2016 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Congressional working group lays out plan to study encryption
The question remains: Can this working group get anything done?
On Apr 21, 2016 by Eric Geller