WhatsApp said users will soon be able to store end-to-end encrypted backups of their chat history on Google Drive or iCloud.
Belgian Council of State confirmed a decision of the regional Flemish Authorities to contract with an EU branch of a U.S. company using Amazon Web Services (“AWS”).
Apple’s new program for scanning images sent on iMessage steps back from the company’s prior support for the privacy and security of encrypted messages.
Apple’s plan to scan for child sexual abuse images has raised concerns among the privacy and security communities.
Will Cathcart likens governments’ stance to insisting a 1984 telescreen be installed in every living room.
Home secretary Priti Patel uses a conference organised by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) to warn that end-to-end encryption will severely erode the ability of tech companies to police illegal content, including child abuse and terrorism.
End-to-end encryption could be challenged with security agencies enabled to monitor user messages.
IBM is working on future-proof encryption methods able to keep our data safe both in storage and active use.
Police in the Netherlands and Belgium have made hundreds of raids, and arrested at least 80 people, after cracking into an encrypted phone network.