Spain wants to abandon end-to-end encryption
Claims it is about protecting children
Spain wants to ban encryption for hundreds of millions of people within the European Union and has strong support among EU member states for proposals to scanning private messages for illegal content.
Encryption algorithms too easy to beat
Just attack the math
Encryption algorithms which were supposed to see off quantum computing are turning out to be pants.
Encryption outfit might have talked up its quantum claims
Former employees say the tech is a bit pants
Arqit says its encryption system can't be broken by quantum computers, but former employees and people outside the company question the relevance of its technology.
Samsung botched encryption
From the 2017 Galaxy S8 on up to last year's Galaxy S21
Samsung apparently shipped more than 100 million of its smartphones with the encryption borked.
Phone encryption system is a joke
Expert finds that it is not difficult to break
While phone encryption is considered a hot topic by lawmakers who are worried it is being used by criminals and terrorists, Matthew Green, a cryptographer and professor at Johns Hopkins University has been showing that it is not really as safe as all that.
End-to-end encryption great for pedophiles
Aussie top cop doesn’t mince his words
Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner Reece Kershaw has warned that the real winners from a move to end-to-end encryption are pedophiles rather than those who need increased privacy.
Zoom will offer end-to-end encryption for video calls
Trialing in July
Zoom Video Communications Inc is planning to offer all its free and paying users end-to-end encryption for video calls and will launch a trial version in July, the video conferencing provider said yesterday.
US Congress is banning encryption
Under a law to protect kids from paedophiles
The US government is trying to sneak a law banning encryption under a law to protect kids from paedophiles.
How the CIA gamed encryption for decades
Bought the main company
For decades the world thought it was safe behind encryption systems which were secretly owned by the CIA, according to a Washington Post report.
US senators get hot under the collar over Apple and Facebook encryption
US senators pummeled Apple and Facebook executives over their encryption and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to coppers and spooks.