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Facing flak over lapses, Zoom acquires security firm Keybase to fix encryption issues

Keybase is Zoom’s first acquisition. The company will help Zoom implement end-to-end encryption.

08 May 2020 8:12 PM

OkCupid, Tinder developer supports US bill to curb child abuse online

Digital rights activists argue that the bill is an indirect way to weaken online encryption in the name of better law enforcement access

11 Mar 2020 7:56 PM

Threat to data privacy as US bill targets encryption to curb child sex abuse online

Digital rights activists argue that the bill is an indirect way to weaken online encryption in the name of better law enforcement access.

08 Mar 2020 4:40 PM

This new security algorithm helps improve checks against online fraud

WhatsApp is one of the applications that uses such an algorithm

04 Mar 2020 3:45 PM

Facebook encryption case: US judge keeps documents secret

End-to-end encryption means that only the two parties in the conversation have access to it.

12 Feb 2019 9:35 AM


States are flouting right to encrypted messaging

In many states including Russia, China, Iran, Turkey and Britain, citizens cannot count on keeping their online conversations private.

11 Sep 2018 9:40 AM

Skype updated with end-to-end encryption feature for private conversations

Reportedly, the feature was under test for several months. Now, it is available for iOS, Android, Linux, Mac and Windows.

22 Aug 2018 5:53 PM

Microsoft, CBSE conduct digital encryption of class 10 question papers

The solution leverages features in Office 365 to encrypt and watermark the papers.

13 Aug 2018 5:19 PM

Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

US drug agents supplied unwitting cocaine-trafficking suspects in California with smartphones they thought were encrypted.

14 Jul 2018 1:36 PM

I, spy: New Manhattan attraction offers espionage history

The exhibition space is divided into different galleries for areas like encryption, deception, hacking, cyberwarfare, intelligence.

15 Feb 2018 1:30 PM


Message service Telegram to shut some public channels after Indonesia ban

Indonesian authorities blocked all access to Telegram, saying it had several forums that were "full of radical and terrorist propaganda".

16 Jul 2017 8:32 PM

Australia to seek greater powers on encrypted messaging at 'Five eyes' meeting

Australia has made it clear it wants tech companies to give intelligence and law enforcement agencies access to encrypted communications.

25 Jun 2017 9:39 PM

Silicon Valley giants outrank many nations, says first 'techplomat'

The aim was to help Denmark understand the impact of rapid changes in digital technology while promoting the country's interests and values.

19 Jun 2017 9:03 PM

UK says making progress with tech Cos on getting encrypted militant messages

Militants are using messaging services such as WhatsApp.

29 May 2017 8:29 AM

UK says making progress with tech companies on getting encrypted militant messages

Britain has repeatedly complained that technology companies have failed to disclose enough information about the encrypted messages

28 May 2017 9:11 PM


WhatsApp's encryption can be broken

The UK government recently passed the Investigatory Powers Act, forcing tech companies to hand over web histories to them.

08 May 2017 2:33 PM

Germany criticised by web giants over its encryption plans

The web giants are criticising Germany over its "weak" plans.

09 Apr 2017 8:48 AM

Porn website will now protect your identity, hide your kinky fantasies

With the new encryption, your viewing habits will now be shielded from prying eyes.

01 Apr 2017 12:15 PM

Android security is six years behind iOS: Expert

Android has taken on the same encryption solution as PCs, which makes it vulnerable.

01 Dec 2016 10:35 AM