Encryption
Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A top Census Bureau official says an internal agency team found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed... more
Facebook Encryption Case: US Judge Quashes Bid to Make Documents Public  Gadgets 360 · 6 days
Rights groups including the American Civil Liberties Union argued that the public's right to know the state of the law on encryption outweighed US Justice Department... more
PureVPN secures your web browsing for less than $3 per month  Windows Central · 1 week
Security and privacy are important, but that doesn't mean you can't make a saving! PureVPN is currently offering its service with a 74% discount, bringing the... more
Google makes it easier for cheap phones and smart devices to encrypt your data  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Encryption is an important part of the whole securing-your-data package, but it's easy to underestimate the amount of complexity it... more
Children's smartwatch recalled over data fears  BBC · 2 weeks
The Enox watch does not encrypt data, potentially allowing attackers to contact and locate children. more
Brussels orders recall of 'risky' children's smartwatch  BBC · 2 weeks
The Enox watch does not encrypt data, potentially allowing attackers to contact and locate children. more
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Unified Messaging Platform Won’t Arrive Until at Least 2020: Zuckerberg  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Facebook said one of the major reasons why it wants to move forward with the integration is making end-to-end encryption default in... more
Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Unified Messaging Platform Won’t Arrive Until at Least 2020: Zuckberberg  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Facebook said one of the major reasons why it wants to move forward with the integration is making end-to-end encryption default in... more
EFF lawyer joins WhatsApp as privacy policy manager  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
In an effort to bolster its public credibility in the wake of a very rough year, Facebook is bringing a fierce former critic into the fold. Next month, longtime Electronic Frontier Foundation... more
Looking for more protection online? These are the best VPNs.  Windows Central · 3 weeks
A VPN can be described as an encrypted tunnel that shuttles your internet activity between your PC or phone and a host server. While the internet is a... more
Save over $60 on Samsung's 2TB T5 portable SSD today only  Windows Central · 3 weeks
With speeds of up to 540 Mbps. Samsung's 2TB T5 Portable USB 3.1 Portable SSD is on sale for only $417.99 at Newegg today. That's thanks... more
WhatsApp End-to-End Encryption May Weaken With Facebook Integration: Report  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
WhatsApp's end-to-end encryption - the hallmark of users' security - may go for a toss if Facebook integrates the popular mobile messaging platform. more
Facebook plans to let Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp users message each other  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Facebook is working to allow cross-messaging between Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and WhatsApp, according to a report in The New York Times this morning. Each... more
Facebook reportedly plans to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger chats  9to5Mac · 3 weeks
The New York Times is reporting that Facebook plans to combine messaging services across its applications,... more
Facebook to encrypt Instagram messages ahead of integration with WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Facebook is planning to roll out end-to-end encryption for Instagram messages, as part of a broader integration effort across company’s messaging platforms, including WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.... more
Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Make Facebook Messenger, Instagram Messaging, and WhatsApp Interoperable  MacRumors · 3 weeks
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to integrate three disparate messaging services -- Facebook Messenger, Instagram messaging, and WhatsApp -- into one "underlying messaging... more
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