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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. Welcome to your new Mac: Living with Apple’s T2 chip

    Six months ago, the chances of you getting a new Mac with a T2 chip were slim…

  4. Apple confirms T2 security chip in new Macs prevents some third-party repairs

    Apple’s annual October hardware event wrapped late last month with the announcements…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. The NSA’s hidden spy hubs revealed in eight U.S. cities

    The secrets are hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers and fortress-like concrete structures…

  11. 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…

  12. The FBI overstated the issue of accessing smartphones

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

  13. 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…

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

    A new bill introduced in Congress gets encryption right…

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

    Twitter has recommended all of its users change their passwords…

  16. 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…

  17. 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?

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

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

  19. 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…

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

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

  21. You need a VPN, and here’s why

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

  22. 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…

  23. 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…

  24. 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…

  25. 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…

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