Senators to investigate rise of ransomware, viruses that take your computer hostage
With one report estimating that a single type of ransomware has cost $325 million, the stakes are high.
On May 10, 2016 by Eric Geller
Congress gets early start on debating surveillance powers that expire in 2017
Will Congress rein in the NSA's ability to spy on Americans?
On May 4, 2016 by Eric Geller
Law-enforcement officials condemn unbreakable encryption with baffling claims
Technologists on social media puzzled over many of the officials' comments.
On Apr 19, 2016 by Eric Geller
Here’s what to expect from the high-profile witnesses at the House encryption hearing
The FBI and Apple will both be there, but they'll be on separate panels.
On Apr 16, 2016 by Eric Geller
FBI director wants countries to work together to ban strong encryption
U.S. efforts to weaken encryption are already getting help in the U.K.
On Jul 8, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The battle over the future of encryption returns to Capitol Hill
Comey is likely to face heated questions about the vagueness of his proposals.
On Jul 7, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill