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Tag: Edward Snowden

  1. President Trump’s attorney general pick Jeff Sessions could restart the encryption fight

    After weeks of speculation, President-elect Donald Trump today named Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as his choice for attorney general…

  2. Facebook wants to start selling TV ads via Apple TV and Roku boxes

    Next week, Facebook will start delivering video ads on apps that run on set-top boxes like Apple TV and Roku…

  3. Google to try to overcome Pixel phones’ myriad weaknesses with massive advertising blitz

    Google’s new ‘Pixel’ smartphone is off to a fast marketing start with $3.2 million in television ads…

  4. FBI wants to get into locked Apple iPhone of Minnesota Islamic terrorist Dahir Adan

    When the FBI asked a court to force Apple to help crack the encrypted iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter…

  5. Google’s slow, shaky, underpowered, overpriced Pixel XL cannot compete with Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus

    Google’s latest effort to show off its vision for ‘Pure Android’ hardware costs the same as Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus…

  6. Think Apple’s iPhone is expensive? Take a look at the price tags on Google’s slow Pixel and Pixel XL phones

    For years the Android fanboy argument has been that the iPhone is too expensive and that Android offers…

  7. British PM Theresa May launches thinly veiled attacks on Apple and Facebook

    Theresa May launched a thinly veiled attack on Apple and Facebook…

  8. Yahoo secretly scanned all customer emails for FBI, NSA, sources say

    Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails…

  9. Edward Snowden: No matter what, do not use Google’s new Allo messenger app

    Google has received much criticism for changes it made to Allo upon its release…

  10. Hardware hack bypasses iPhone passcode security

    The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work….

  11. Apple backs Microsoft in battle against U.S. government over ‘Sneak-and-Peek’ searches

    Apple Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. were among the tech leaders that rallied behind Microsoft Corp…

  12. After calling for less security in Apple iPhone case, feckless FBI calls for more security as two state voter databases hacked

    The FBI has uncovered evidence that foreign hackers penetrated two state election databases…

  13. Inept Microsoft demonstrates just how right Apple was to stand up to U.S. government overreach

    I wrote an opinion piece predating the San Bernardino shootings on why Apple was right to stand firm…

  14. Bungling Microsoft singlehandedly proves that ‘backdoors’ are a stupid idea

    Microsoft leaked the golden keys that unlock Windows-powered tablets, phones and other devices sealed…

  15. FBI Director Comey calls for national talk over encryption vs. safety

    The FBI’s director said Friday the agency is collecting data to present next year in hopes…

  16. Snowden designs a device to warn if your iPhone’s radios are snitching

    When Edward Snowden met with reporters in a Hong Kong hotel room to spill the NSA’s secrets…

  17. Facebook begins tracking non-users around the internet

    Facebook will now display ads to web users who are not members of its social network…

  18. Apple rehires prominent security pro to deliver even more powerful security features

    Apple Inc , which has resisted pressure from U.S. law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones…

  19. Wikileaks warned Apple that iTunes could be used as a backdoor for spies – back in 2011

    Featured is Lady Gaga interviewing Assange with a small camera…

  20. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  21. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

  22. U.S. government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

    As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone…

  23. U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu says strong encryption without backdoors is a ‘national security priority’

    Ted Lieu is one of the few bona fide computer geeks in Congress…

  24. FBI paid under $1 million for iPhone hack; doesn’t know how it works

    The FBI paid under $1 million for the technique used to unlock the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters…

  25. FBI plans to keep Apple iPhone 5c-hacking method secret

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation doesn’t plan to tell Apple Inc. how it cracked a terrorist’s phone…

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