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  1. Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others denounce Australia’s ‘deeply flawed’ anti-encryption law

    Apple, Google and Microsoft have denounced the Australian government’s decision to pass an anti-encryption law that…

  2. Backdoors: Australia passes laws allowing spies and police to snoop on encrypted communications

    Australia Thursday passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications…

  3. Apple to Australia: This is no time to weaken encryption; access only for ‘good guys’ is a false premise

    Apple has filed its formal opposition to a new bill currently being proposed by the Australian government…

  4. Apple urges Australian government not to destroy encryption with ‘backdoors’

    Apple has submitted its formal response to a draft bill undergoing debate by the Australian government…

  5. Apple, other tech giants denounce proposed Australian law seeking encryption ‘backdoor’

    Four global tech giants – Facebook, Apple, Alphabet and Amazon – will oppose an Australian law…

  6. Australia plans law for tech firms to hand over encrypted private data or face millions in fines, jail time for execs

    Australia on Tuesday proposed a new law requiring technology firms…

  7. More proof that iPhone backdoors are a stupid idea: Massive cache of law enforcement personnel data leaks

    A data breach at a federally funded active shooter training center has exposed the personal data of thousands of US law enforcement officials…

  8. Apple highlights user privacy as Facebook exec steps down

    Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook takes every opportunity to highlight his company’s commitment to privacy…

  9. Bipartisan ‘Secure Data Act’ would make it illegal for U.S. government to demand backdoors

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  10. Your iPhone’s six-digit pass code is no longer safe

    iPhones protected by a six-digit pass code may no longer be safe thanks to a cheap tool…

  11. Fired FBI director James Comey reveals how Apple’s encryption efforts drove him crazy

    Fired FBI director James Comey writes about President Trump while also addressing other aspects of his career…

  12. Six U.S. intelligence agencies warn against using Chinese phones from Huawei

    All six indicated they would not recommend private citizens use products from the Chinese companies…

  13. Bill Gates thinks Apple should unlock iPhones at the government’s request

    In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government…

  14. FBI forensic expert blasts Apple ‘jerks’ for encrypting iPhones

    Ever since Apple made encryption default on the iPhone, the FBI has been waging a war against encryption…

  15. FBI Director Wray calls inability to access electronic devices an ‘urgent public safety issue’

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is increasingly unable to access data from some electronic devices…

  16. U.S. feds now want to search Apple Watch

    In at least one federal case, the government has sought to search an Apple Watch…

  17. iCloud changes put Apple on collision course with overreaching governments

    Apple has consistently argued against laws that would require tech companies to build so-called ‘back doors’ into their software…

  18. Apple flies in top executives to lobby Australia’s Turnbull government on encryption laws

    Apple’s top privacy executives have flown out to Australia twice in the past month…

  19. Apple meeting with Australian government to discuss proposed encryption ‘back doors’

    Attorney-General George Brandis will meet with global tech-giant Apple this week…

  20. President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey who called for iPhone backdoor

    President Trump has fired the director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey…

  21. WikiLeaks reveals CIA’s secret software tools for infecting Microsoft’s Windows

    27 documents related to ‘Grasshopper,’ the codename for a set of software tools used to build customized malware for Windows PCs…

  22. WikiLeaks says CIA disguised agency hacking as Russian activity

    WikiLeaks has published hundreds more files today which it claims show the CIA went to great lengths to disguise…

  23. Apple: Macs and iPhones are safe from CIA exploits revealed by WikiLeaks

    Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the WikiLeaks documents released today…

  24. Apple: No Wikileaks negotiations, Wikileaks calls Apple’s claim they’ve fixed all Dark Matter vulnerabilities ‘duplicitous’

    Apple issued a strong statement on Friday after Wikileaks released a handful of documents about Central Intelligence Agency…

  25. New WikiLeaks’ Vault 7 data dump shows the CIA’s Mac firmware attacks

    The EFI is what orchestrates the entire boot sequence. If you change something before that…

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