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Apple Patent Lets You Backup Encrypted Data To A Friend’s Phone

08/13/2015, At the moment law enforcement officials aren’t too happy about the way Apple and Google’s mobile phone encryption works. Basically law enforcement has no way of getting into a suspect’s smartphone, and even if Apple or Google were to agree to their...

Box Allows Customers To Control Encryption

02/10/2015, When it comes to storing your precious data on the cloud, it goes without saying that you would want to ensure that there are relevant security measures in place to make sure that whatever sensitive information you have there would remain privy to your...

Yahoo Mail Now Encrypts All Connections

01/08/2014, Back in October 2013, after a string of leaks by Edward Snowden pushed major internet companies to do more with regards to user privacy, Yahoo announced that it will add automatic encryption to Yahoo Mail by early 2014. This means that all emails will...

Office 365 Message Encryption Coming Early Next Year

11/21/2013, Microsoft today announced a new service called Office 365 Message Encryption. Through the service, users can send encrypted emails not only within their company or organization, but also outside it to people who’re using any other email service from...

Google Drive Encryption Tested

07/17/2013, I am quite sure that when we first heard of Edward Snowden and the entire can of worms that he opened up, you must have gone through a fair number of feelings that range from betrayal to anger and perhaps even gratitude in certain quarters. Having said...

Comcast Encrypting Basic Cable In The Near Future

04/15/2013, The FCC permitted cable providers to encrypt basic cable towards the end of last year and now Comcast has detailed its plans for moving ahead with cable encryption. Those who do not use a CableCard enabled device or a Comcast set-top box will need to...

Federal Agents Are No Match For Apple iMessage Encryption

04/04/2013, Apple’s iMessage may be the playground for Anonymous to spread DDoS attacks, which coincidentally I was the victim of a few nights ago, but it seems the ability for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to eavesdrop on communications through...

Samsung introduces the Secu-NFC chip with advanced encryption

11/15/2011, For those who might be worried about the security and safety of conducting NFC transactions, Samsung may be able to alleviate those fears with the introduction of a new NFC chip that is said to have raised the security level for users who conduct payment...

Windows Phone Market Place gets encryption

11/10/2011, Piracy has long moved on from ships boarding one another and plundering whatever is on board the other ship, to the much more modern (and less bloodthirsty method) version that involves unauthorized downloads of work in the digital format – most...

Kingston DataTraveler D6000 is a secure thumb drive

09/28/2011, Do you carry secret or sensitive documents with you on the go? Perhaps you work for the government or an organization that deals with highly sensitive data, and if you’re looking for a secure way of carrying those computer files with you, Kingston may...