Apple won its encryption fight. Now what?
In the small town of Fredericton, Canada, a woman crosses a quiet intersection in front of a church cathedral. Unbeknownst to her, a nearby webcam catches her in the street, along with the red light behind her--evidence of her crime.
Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported on Wednesda
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THE AGENCY HAS REPORTEDLY FOUND ANOTHER APPROACH
The whistleblower who exposed the totality of the America's mass domestic surveillance program suggested that users should look to free and open source software to preserve their privacy.
? ? ? ? Copy This URL On June 9, 2013, a then-unknown intelligence contractor named Edward Snowden revealed himself to be the source behind a series of explosive scoops based on top secret National Security
Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian reports, Edward Snowden, the whistleblower whose NSA revelations sparked a debate on mass surveillance, has waded into the arguments over the FBI's attempt to force Apple to help it unlock the iPhone 5C of one of the S
It may be the world's leading social network, but Facebook isn't getting much love these days in Germany, where a series of legal troubles are forcing it to play ball with the country's strict privacy legislation.
Technocracy is not hiding anymore. The massive dragnet for citizen data will be used to spy on those very citizens.
The new Wisconsin law expands the circumstances under which law enforcement authorities are allowed to strip search detainees and inmates suspected of misdemeanors and other minor crimes.
The FBI has quietly revised its privacy rules for searching data involving Americans' international communications that was collected by the National Security Agency, US officials have confirmed to the Guardian.
NSA whistleblower rubbishes claims that only Apple can unlock killer's iPhone 5C, indicating FBI has the means itself
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Technology companies could face civil penalties for refusing to comply with court orders to help investigators access encrypted data under draft legislation nearing completion in the U.S. Senate, sources familiar with continuin
The more we hear of the US government case for its demand that Apple hack its iPhone, the more the government story looks like a mix of lies and obfuscations. Should we care about this even if we don't use iPhones? You bet! Former State Department of
The court fight between Apple and the FBI prompted a slew of letters and legal briefs last week from outside parties, including many tech companies and privacy groups.
Verizon settled with the Federal Communications Commission for $1.35 million on Monday over its use of "supercookies" technology, which secretly tracks user browsing habits on its network for ad targeting.
"Apple scored a major legal victory in its ongoing battle against the FBI on Monday when a federal magistrate judge in New York rejected the U.S. government's request as part of a drug case to force the company to help it extract data from a lock
While Apple is fighting the FBI in court over encryption, Amazon quietly disabled the option to use encryption to protect data on its Android-powered devices.
The battle between the FBI and Apple over encryption took a turn in Apple's favor this week, with a similar court ruling coming down on the side of privacy. Congress is eager to get in the game. What might we expect if they do?
School officials in Huntsville plan on tracking students' social media accounts as part of a new system that will also levy punishments based on posts, regardless of whether they're private or public.
AS THE FBI and Apple fight a media war over whether the federal government can force the computer company to hack an iPhone, in California a new privacy law is raising questions over how deeply government should be allowed to peer into a convicted cr
A Parker County swingers club could be forced to reveal the names of hundreds of guests at its late night parties.
A student stole teacher Leigh Anne Arthur's cell phone, found a nude picture on the device, then sent the image to other students through text messages and social media.
The FBI tells us that its demand for a back door into the iPhone is all about fighting terrorism, and that it is essential to break in just this one time to find out more about the San Bernardino attack last December.
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Modern phones are digital repositories of daily life Intimate data is at heart of Apple-FBI privacy debate
Apple, summoned to Capitol Hill to explain why it is refusing to help the government access a terrorist's phone by developing malware to hack in, says Congress should be the one answering questions.
Edward Snowden stoked the debate over mass government surveillance. Tim Cook may be the one to rein it in.