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  1. 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…

  2. The FBI overstated the issue of accessing smartphones

    A programming error led the FBI to vastly overstate the number of phones…

  3. This simple back door hack for your Mac is exactly why FileVault should be enabled

    If you aren’t using FileVault on your Mac, it’s time to change that right now…

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

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

  5. Twitter recommends all users change passwords due to ‘bug’

    Twitter has recommended all of its users change their passwords…

  6. 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…

  7. Think twice before you connect to that free hotel wireless network

    What’s the first thing we do when we arrive at our new hotel?

  8. Macworld reviews TunnelBear VPN: Straightforward and easy to use

    Unsure if you’ll use a VPN often enough to warrant paying for it…

  9. Cellebrite: We keep iPhone exploits secret for the public’s safety

    Earlier this week, Forbes learned that Israel-based U.S. government contractor Cellebrite was touting…

  10. The U.S. government can now (probably) unlock every iPhone model in existence

    In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement…

  11. You need a VPN, and here’s why

    Consider how much of your life is transmitted over the inherently insecure internet…

  12. 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…

  13. Why Mac users need a VPN service

    No one, not even your Internet service provider, can even see the websites you visit while you have VPN enabled…

  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. macOS High Sierra and APFS: Cautions!

    Along with the release of the first developer beta of macOS Sierra in June of 2016…

  17. What you need to know about transitioning to APFS in macOS High Sierra

    Apple in June announced that macOS High Sierra will come with the new Apple File System (APFS) on all supported Macs..

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

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

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

  21. macOS High Sierra tech preview: A quick look at what’s under the hood

    Even by the standards of recent macOS releases, this year’s High Sierra is shaping up to be…

  22. 40 awesome macOS High Sierra features and changes

    As the name suggests, macOS High Sierra is a refinement update…

  23. 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…

  24. After U.S. gov’t refuses to declassify sum paid for FBI’s San Bernardino iPhone hack, Senator Dianne Feinstein inadvertently reveals it

    Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the FBI, said publicly this week that the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked iPhone…

  25. APFS: New file system is Apple’s foundation for the future

    If we dig a little deeper there’s a story to be told…

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