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Feb 10, 2016 - 05:05 PM UTC — AAPL: 94.27 (-0.72, -0.76%) | NASDAQ: 4283.59 (+14.83, +0.35%)

Tag: privacy

  1. U.S. House lawmakers seek to outlaw states from banning encrypted iPhones

    U.S. House of Representatives lawmakers will introduce bipartisan legislation on Wednesday that would prohibit states…

  2. Android’s weakness continues to undermine Google

    Android is a BlackBerry clone that was hastily rejiggered to mimic iPhone at the last minute. Obviously, mistakes were made and corners were cut…

  3. Cybersecurity researchers: Fitness trackers vulnerable to tracking, privacy breaches – but not Apple Watch

    The Apple Watch received high marks in the study for data security because it is the only model that is impossible to track over the long term….

  4. Why U.S. FBI director James Comey needn’t worry about encryption

    When Silicon Valley closes a door for spies, it opens a window…

  5. More than 90% of Android devices are running out-dated, insecure operating system versions

    More than 90% of Android devices are running out-dated versions of the mobile operating systems, leaving them highly susceptible to vulnerabilities such as Stagefright…

  6. Proposed California bill looks to outlaw sale of encrypted smartphones

    Despite the state’s deep tech roots, California’s legislature is considering banning devices that come with unbreakable encryption…

  7. Why Apple defends encryption so jealously

    We are in the midst of fundamentally redefining the relationship between governments and citizens in the face of technological upheavals…

  8. Dangerous new zero-day flaw affects more than two-thirds of all Android devices

    If exploited, an attacker would be able to execute code and extract cached security data, which can include encryption and authentication keys…

  9. Apple, Tim Cook, and encryption discussed with Jeb Bush during Republican Debate in Charleston

    Governor Bush, fears have gripped this country obviously, and you touched on it earlier since the San Bernardino attacks…

  10. Surfing porn on your Mac isn’t as private as you might think

    Incognito mode is a feature that doesn’t log your browser history or keep cached images, both of which are especially handy if you don’t want anyone knowing what you’re looking at online…

  11. Proposed New York State bill looks to outlaw sale of encrypted smartphones

    A proposed bill in New York seeks to require that all smartphones sold in the state can be decrypted…

  12. Apple CEO Tim Cook lashes out at Obama administration over encryption, bemoans White House lack of leadership

    Apple CEO Tim Cook lashed out at the high-level delegation of Obama administration officials, criticizing the White House for a lack of leadership…

  13. Dutch government backs strong encryption, condemns backdoors

    The Netherlands government issued a strong statement on Monday against weakening encryption…

  14. Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton says Apple’s Tim Cook ‘omitted critical facts’ in encryption stance

    Senator Tom Cotton on Monday issued the following statement in response to Apple CEO Tim Cook…

  15. Signs point to U.S. NSA as researchers solve Juniper backdoor mystery

    Security researchers believe they have finally solved the mystery around how a sophisticated backdoor embedded…

  16. Apple makes a strong case for strong encryption; some politicians don’t know what they’re talking about

    Politicians around the globe tell us that for our own protection and security we must grant surveillance agencies a backdoor…

  17. Hillary Clinton wants a ‘Manhattan Project’ to cure encryption; Snowden, Andreessen mock

    Hillary Clinton, if elected, will make it a priority to wage war on encryption…

  18. Apple launches counteroffensive against UK’s proposed new surveillance law

    The UK’s proposed new surveillance law saying the measures risk paralyzing vast reaches of the technology sector across the globe…

  19. Manhattan DA fires back after Apple CEO Cook defends stance on encryption

    Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance fired back at Apple CEO Tim Cook over the executive’s repeated backlash against a federal push…

  20. Apple CEO Tim Cook opposes government back door to encryption

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is defending his opposition to providing intelligence agencies with back doors to access iPhones and…

  21. Apple CEO Tim Cook defends privacy, encryption amidst terrorist concerns

    Apple CEO Tim Cook staunchly defended personal privacy and the use of encryption on iPhones…

  22. Piggybacked U.S. cybersecurity bill may rile Apple Inc.

    The cybersecurity proposal shields companies that voluntarily share threat data with the U.S. government…

  23. Obama administration wants access to smartphones

    A civil-liberties advocate called the Obama administration one of the worst for privacy protections…

  24. Obama administration’s calls for backdoors into encrypted communications echo Clinton-era key escrow fiasco

    In the face of a Federal Bureau of Investigation proposal requesting backdoors into encrypted communications…

  25. OS X: How to disentangle your Mac from the ‘Xfinitywifi’ network

    This can cause all sorts of frustrating issues that aren’t always easy for people to figure out…

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