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  1. FBI Director Christopher Wray continues pushing for encryption back doors

    The encryption war is quiet now, but the murky back-and-forth between…

  2. Cellebrite, the Feds’ favorite iPhone hacking tool, is selling on ebay for $100 – and it’s leaking data

    hen eBay merchant Mr. Balaj was looking through a pile of hi-fi junk at an auction in the U.K…

  3. FBI: End-to-end encryption like Apple’s ‘infects’ law enforcement

    Nearly three years after the Federal Bureau of Investigation abandoned an effort to force Apple Inc…

  4. Apple is prepping an iOS change that may hurt AR and VR advertising

    Advertising agency employees who work on augmented reality and virtual reality are worried…

  5. Apple stands up for privacy, but does it even matter?

    Apple CEO Tim Cook might be futilely trying to sell something that nobody’s buying…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Like being tracked? Summon Google Assistant on your iPhone with Siri Shortcuts

    Google has taken advantage of Siri Shortcuts in iOS to make its own Google Assistant…

  9. Facebook really is spying on you – just not through your phone’s mic

    Facebook is now so good at watching what we do online — and even offline, wandering around the physical world — it doesn’t need to hear us…

  10. Apple launches new website devoted to privacy, showing off features of iPhones and Macs

    The feature comes as Apple contrast itself vs. companies like Facebook and Google, which rely on collecting data about their users and making it available to advertisers…

  11. Facebook says Russian firms ‘scraped’ data, including users’ photos to build facial recognition profiles for Russian government

    Facebook removed 66 accounts, pages and apps linked to Russian firms that build facial recognition software for the Russian government…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. Google exposed user data, did not disclose to public fearing repercussions

    Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of the Google+ social network…

  15. Google stock down after disappointing Pixel phone release

    Google unveiled the latest edition of its smartphone during a live-broadcast worldwide media event…

  16. After trying and failing to hide the issue, Alphabet pulls plug on Google+ after bug exposes data from up to 500,000 users

    Google will shut down the consumer version of its social network Google+ after announcing…

  17. 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…

  18. Google to allow Chrome users to disable controversial login requirement, but leaves it on by default

    Despite the control, it appears the automatic Chrome sign in will still be the default behavior…

  19. Why I’m done with Google’s Chrome browser

    Today I wanted to write specifically about Google Chrome…

  20. T-Mobile: Hackers stole personal data of more than 2 million customers

    On August 20, T-Mobile’s cyber-security team discovered and shut down an unauthorized access to certain information…

  21. Want Google to track you less? Dump Android and get a real Apple iPhone

    A new study has found that a stationary iPhone sends data 50 times less frequently…

  22. Android sucks 10x more personal data than Apple’s iPhone

    In ‘Google Data Collection,’ Professor Douglas C. Schmidt, Professor of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University…

  23. Researchers find Google harvests more data from Android – and Apple iOS – users than most people think

    A new study from Vanderbilt University gives a look at the just how much data Google is harvesting from its users…

  24. California’s data privacy law highlights growing frustration with tech industry

    Driven by everything from the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandals…

  25. 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…

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