encryption

Vigil Held In Trafalgar Square For Brussels Terror Attack Victims

European Authorities Are Evaluating Encryption Issues Following Brussels Attack

In the wake of Brussels attack, more European countries are considering making new policies that would legally require tech companies to hand over encrypted information when needed. That will affect tech companies around the world as Apple is pushing forward to fight back in the U.S. as well as in Europe.

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Steve Jobs Introduces iCloud Storage System At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple to Enhance Encryption Security for iCloud, Making Key for Data Inaccessible Even for Itself

Sources believe that Apple is trying to enhance its security for iCloud amid the legal dispute with the FBI. However, the tech giant will have its challenges to ensure security while retaining users convenience. Reports also said that the company has moved some of its iCloud services to Google servers.

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The Chancellor Speaks Ahead Of The Spending Review At GCHQ

GCHQ Director Calls for Discussion and Collaboration Between Agencies and Tech Companies to Tackle Encryption

In the wake of the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and the FBI over encryption, GCHQ director Robert Hannigan addressed the issue in his speech at the MIT. He calls for a discussion and cooperation between agencies and tech companies especially in the US and the UK.

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Apple's World Wide Developers Conference Begins In San Francisco

The First Case of Apple's OS X Ransomware Was Reported in BitTorrent Client App

The first case of ransomware malware in Apple’s OS X was reported last week, via an infected BitTorrent client app, Transmission. Both Transmission and Apple has responded to that threat and prevent further infections.

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Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Tim Cook Opposed The Court Order Demanding Apple to Bypass iPhone's Security

Apple CEO Tim Cook made an official statement appealing the court order to provide assistance breaking into an iPhone owned by one of San Bernardino mass shooter. Cook argued that helping law enforcements creating a backdoor to bypass the device’s security is something the company cannot and will not do in order to protect its customers from a greater danger.

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Computer user

China passes new controversial anti-terrorism law

The Chinese government just passed a new controversial anti-terrorism law as part of the country's effort to curb any threat either from the inside or outside of the country. According to the new law, the Chinese authority has the right to request for sensitive information from any technology firms in the country.

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Apple

Apple plans fix next week for newly uncovered Freak security bug

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google Inc (GOOGL.O) said on Tuesday that they have developed fixes to mitigate the newly uncovered 'Freak' security flaw affecting mobile devices and Mac computers.

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Google

Researchers find new web encryption bug, warn of 'Poodle' attack

Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to steal data in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack.

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National Security Agency

The Intercept editor says National Security Agency distrustful of anyone using encryption

Those who use encryption tools are viewed with suspicion by the National Security Agency and users can be targeted by the agency because of it, says "The Intercept" Editor Glenn Greenwald, VentureBeat reported.

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