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Russia Threatens to Ban Telegram Messaging App

Russia Threatens to Ban Telegram Messaging App

Moscow is threatening to block the app unless Telegram turns over information about the company.
Russia Threatens to Ban Telegram Messaging App

Russia Threatens to Ban Telegram Messaging App

Moscow is threatening to block the app unless Telegram turns over information about the company.

Will Your Next Password Be a Brainwave?

Secure internet authentication with today's technology is more and more difficult. Even two-factor authentication is not enough. But at UC Berkeley, the next frontier in biometrics-based security is

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Canada’s anti-terrorism overhaul is coming Tuesday

Ottawa’s long-awaited reforms to Canada’s national security laws will land next week, just before Parliament takes off for a summer break. The legislation, which is set to make substantive reforms to
Samsung has added its Secure Folder app and file encryption tool to the Play Store

Samsung has added its Secure Folder app and file encryption tool to the Play Store

The march of Samsung apps moving to Google Play continues. This time it's Secure Folder that has made its way over to every Android Police reader's favorite app store. Whatever it is you might need to

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Apple might be helping governments spy on users in real time

Apple might be helping governments spy on users in real time

Two unrelated reports suggest that Apple might have the technical capability of mass spying on its customers in a certain area and feeding the obtained information to intelligence agencies that would

Theresa May wants social media companies to create controversial ‘backdoors’ for police

Critics accuse Prime Minister May of political grandstanding. The post Theresa May wants social media companies to create controversial ‘backdoors’ for police appeared first on The Daily Dot.
On Alert After Recent Cyber Scares? Stay Safe With These 8 Tips.

On Alert After Recent Cyber Scares? Stay Safe With These 8 Tips.

If you're concerned by the series of hacks lately, take note.
Registering a Domain Accidentally Triggered Ransomware’s Kill Switch

Registering a Domain Accidentally Triggered Ransomware’s Kill Switch

As bad as WannaCry was, it could have been much worse if not for a security writer and researcher stumbling upon its kill switch. All he had to do in order to neuter WannaCry was register a

Keybase encrypted chat now available on Android

Keybase started us on simplified encrypted file sharing, where you can securely share files without any additional software. Keybase Chat is also simplified encrypted chat. There are a few encrypted
“Smurfs 2” is the first UHD Blu-Ray Disc to be pirated

“Smurfs 2” is the first UHD Blu-Ray Disc to be pirated

Smurfs 2 might not be a memorable film, but it would probably go down in history in a notorious way. And not through any fault of its own, mind you. Almost comically, the film will be remembered in

Republicans’ favorite encrypted messaging app has a big hole, lawsuit alleges

A new class-action lawsuit alleges that the encrypted messaging app reportedly favored by some White House staffers has a pretty substantial vulnerability. Plaintiff Jeremy Auman of Michigan, who is

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Why Is Everyone Talking About VPNs?

Why Is Everyone Talking About VPNs?

Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a measure that killed an upcoming FCC ruling that would have required internet providers to ask your permission to sell your browsing data. Now,

A mob trial is over after Canadian cops refuse to disclose their surveillance techniques

A murder. A cocaine ring. A kidnapping. The list of crimes that were alleged to have been committed by the upper echelons of the Montreal mafia were long, but Crown prosecutors are giving up on

Signal brings video calling out of beta, enhances location privacy

Video calling on messaging apps is surely becoming the norm as it is almost always part of their newest updates. But of course what makes the video calling on the Signal app stand out is that, just
Signal launches encrypted video calling for everyone

Signal launches encrypted video calling for everyone

Open Whisper Systems has announced that its previously launched encrypted video calling feature in Signal has been taken out of beta and is now available for all users to enjoy. The feature first