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Part Of Nazi Encryption Equipment Sold On eBay For $15

05/31/2016, You can find all kinds of things on eBay. It’s not uncommon for rare items to be sold through the online marketplace, items with a significant amount of history attached to them, both good and bad. A device that was part of the Nazi encryption...

Apple Rehires Security Expert To Improve Encryption

05/25/2016, Apple has rehired Jon Callas, a security expert, to improve its encryption. The move comes after the company locked horns with the government when ordered to unlock an encrypted iPhone. Callas, believed to be an expert in practical cryptography, has been...

Proposed Bill Could Ban States From Demanding Encryption Backdoors

02/10/2016, There has been a huge debate in the US regarding encryption, in which many tech companies are fighting against requests from law enforcement agencies to provide them with backdoor access to computers and mobile devices. The argument is that if they were...

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...