The next German government intends to speak more strongly in favour of end-to-end encryption and against the introduction of backdoors.
Facebook has delayed a rollout of encrypted messaging amid fears such a move could put children at greater risk of exploitation and abuse.
More than a dozen prominent cybersecurity experts criticized plans by Apple and the European Union to monitor people’s phones for illicit material.
WhatsApp is allowing users to encrypt their backed-up chats, making them unreadable without access to a password or 64-digit encryption key.
Legislators want a form of encryption that can be stripped away whenever the government wants access to communications. It means backdoor.
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.