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# encryption - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

CAB to seize €530k in accounts belonging to firm which sold gangland criminals untraceable phones
# Phantom Secure
# Phantom Secure

CAB to seize €530k in accounts belonging to firm which sold gangland criminals untraceable phones

Dec 4th 2018, 8:30 PM 19,862 Views 0 Comments

Millions of euro was funnelled through the two accounts.

# encryption - Sunday 26 March, 2017

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack
# Security V Privacy
# Security V Privacy

UK government demand access to WhatsApp messages after London attack

Mar 26th 2017, 5:15 PM 20,230 Views 60 Comments

It’s been reported that the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in Westminster used WhatsApp moments before the assault.

# encryption - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users
# Encryption
# Encryption

Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users

Jan 14th 2017, 7:10 PM 18,575 Views 21 Comments

The Facebook owned company has flatly denied a report by The Guardian.

# encryption - Friday 13 January, 2017

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

A 16-year-old who built an encryption program has been named Ireland's top young scientist

Jan 13th 2017, 10:20 PM 22,414 Views 32 Comments

Over 1,100 students from 375 schools across the island of Ireland competed for the title.

# encryption - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks
# Early Detection
# Early Detection

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks

Jul 12th 2016, 5:10 PM 11,101 Views 9 Comments

Scientists at the University of Florida developed software that can stop ransomware before it does any serious damage.

# encryption - Friday 8 July, 2016

Facebook Messenger is testing out encryption but it's missing a trick
# Not Quite There
# Not Quite There

Facebook Messenger is testing out encryption but it's missing a trick

Jul 8th 2016, 4:17 PM 10,434 Views 7 Comments

The decision to not implement it across the board might not sit well with privacy advocates.

# encryption - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

This is why you're getting a strange message from Whatsapp

This is why you're getting a strange message from Whatsapp

Apr 5th 2016, 6:23 PM 53,376 Views 25 Comments

The service, which is owned by Facebook, is used to send billions of messages daily.

# encryption - Friday 19 February, 2016

Apple apologises for 'Error 53' bug and issues an update fixing it
# Resolved
# Resolved

Apple apologises for 'Error 53' bug and issues an update fixing it

Feb 19th 2016, 10:01 AM 16,861 Views 13 Comments

While more tech companies come out in support of its decision to not follow a court order regarding easier access to its iPhones.

# encryption - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Apple is challenging a court order to unlock gunman's iPhone
# At Loggerheads
# At Loggerheads

Apple is challenging a court order to unlock gunman's iPhone

Feb 17th 2016, 9:55 AM 20,996 Views 31 Comments

A US judge ordered it to help the FBI break into an iPhone belonging to one of the attackers of the San Bernardino shooting.

# encryption - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Microsoft is storing users' sensitive encryption keys in the cloud
# Potential Issues
# Potential Issues

Microsoft is storing users' sensitive encryption keys in the cloud

Dec 29th 2015, 2:25 PM 7,372 Views 7 Comments

The action could make it possible for malicious hackers to gain access to a person’s Windows 10 device.

# encryption - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Apple's CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google
# No Holding Back
# No Holding Back

Apple's CEO delivered a scathing attack on Facebook and Google

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:20 AM 12,857 Views 21 Comments

Tim Cook criticised companies that trade off data for free services, saying privacy is being “attacked on multiple fronts.”

# encryption - Friday 6 March, 2015

Every version of Windows is at risk from this 1990s bug
# Freak Out
# Freak Out

Every version of Windows is at risk from this 1990s bug

Mar 6th 2015, 4:52 PM 12,958 Views 8 Comments

A patch is on the way.

# encryption - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack
# Encryption
# Encryption

Millions of Apple and Google customers are vulnerable to a decades-old hack

Mar 4th 2015, 9:38 PM 21,788 Views 15 Comments

Hackers may be harvesting your sensitive personal information.

# encryption - Friday 20 February, 2015

If you bought a Lenovo laptop recently, you may want to check it soon
# Security Flaws
# Security Flaws

If you bought a Lenovo laptop recently, you may want to check it soon

Feb 20th 2015, 8:20 AM 24,775 Views 23 Comments

It could have software called Superfish, and it contains some major security flaws (but you can remove it).

# encryption - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

The NSA targeted an Irish company as part of its data-gathering activities
# Encryption
# Encryption

The NSA targeted an Irish company as part of its data-gathering activities

Dec 31st 2014, 2:53 PM 9,813 Views 20 Comments

The latest documents released by Edward Snowden found that the NSA targeted SecurityKISS, a VPN service based in Dublin, using its computer system XKeyscore.

# encryption - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Your WhatsApp messages will be getting an extra layer of security
# Encryption
# Encryption

Your WhatsApp messages will be getting an extra layer of security

Nov 18th 2014, 4:27 PM 12,342 Views 8 Comments

The next update for Android and iOS will include end-to-end encryption, which will make sure the only people getting a message are the sender and receiver

# encryption - Monday 1 September, 2014

Should you be worried about whether your cloud data is safe?
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

Should you be worried about whether your cloud data is safe?

Sep 1st 2014, 4:25 PM 17,160 Views 13 Comments

The recent image leak involving numerous female celebrities has brought the focus on cloud security, but does this mean your own files are under threat?

# encryption - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Here's how you can give your Android device an extra layer of security
# Paranoid Android
# Paranoid Android

Here's how you can give your Android device an extra layer of security

Aug 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 13,990 Views 24 Comments

Although there are a few important caveats to keep in mind before you do.

# encryption - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland
# Privacy
# Privacy

Microsoft loses appeal over email data stored in Ireland

Jul 31st 2014, 9:35 PM 10,094 Views 11 Comments

Judge rejected Microsoft bid concerning the provision of email information on servers in Ireland to US authorities.

# encryption - Sunday 2 March, 2014

How to keep your data safe from prying eyes
# Encryption
# Encryption

How to keep your data safe from prying eyes

Mar 2nd 2014, 6:30 PM 20,644 Views 16 Comments

With more revelations about spying emerging every week, there are ways to ensure your data isn’t intercepted or stored against your wishes.

# encryption - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Boeing creates spy phone that self-destructs if tampered with
# Wipeout
# Wipeout

Boeing creates spy phone that self-destructs if tampered with

Feb 27th 2014, 12:30 PM 9,369 Views 13 Comments

Anyone who tries to open the phone’s casing will cause it to wipe out all of its data, rendering it inoperable.

# encryption - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online
# LinkedIn
# LinkedIn

Almost 6.5million LinkedIn passwords apparently leaked online

Jun 6th 2012, 3:16 PM 4,566 Views 28 Comments

A hacker in Russia claims to have gained access to millions of passwords and is seeking help in removing the encryption.