• ELECTRONICS
    New High-Speed Quantum Encryption Could Thwart Hackers: Study

    Scientists have developed a high-speed encryption system that can protect against the common security attacks, even if the equipment has flaws that could make it vulnerable to leaks. The system is capable of distributing encryption codes at megabit-per-second rates, five to 10 times faster than existing methods and on par with current Internet speeds when […]

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    Encryption Row Spotlights Fears on Security, Privacy

    HIGHLIGHTS The weeks-long showdown between the FBI and Apple ended last month. Snowden stoked fears of electronic surveillance to become pervasive. Recently WhatsApp had implemented end to end encryption in its app too. Has encryption technology given the bad guys a way to operate in the dark? Or has the new tech age gifted law […]

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    Push for US Encryption Law Falters Despite Apple Case Spotlight

    After a rampage that left 14 people dead in San Bernardino, key US lawmakers pledged to seek a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a “back door” to encrypted communications and electronic devices, such as the iPhone used by one of the shooters.Now, only months later, much of the support is gone, […]

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    Google Looks to Protect Today’s Encryption From Future Quantum Computers

    Home | Internet | Internet News Google Looks to Protect Today’s Encryption From Future Quantum Computers Tasneem Akolawala, 11 July 2016 Share on FacebookTweetShareShareEmailReddit Google Looks to Protect Today’s Encryption From Future Quantum Computers HIGHLIGHTS Google aims to protect data from future quantum computers The experiment will not compromise user security It will be replaced […]

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    Supreme Court Dismisses PIL Seeking WhatsApp Encryption Key

    HIGHLIGHTS Sudhir Yadav, an RTI activist has petitioned in SC to ban WhatsApp SC had asked Yadav to approach government for this matter Recently WhatsApp had implemented end to end encryption in its app The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL urging it to ask the government to seek the private key from WhatsApp […]

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    Push for US Encryption Regulation Falters No matter Apple Case Spotlight

    After a rampage that left 14 humans dead in San Bernardino, key US lawmakers pledged to searching for aRegulation requiring era businesses to provide Law enforcement organizations a “returned door” to encrypted communications and electronic devices, such as the iPhone used by one of the shooters. Now, most effective months later, plenty of the help […]

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    Amazon to Restore Encryption to Fire Tablets This ‘Spring’

    Amazon is reversing course and will let customers resume encrypting locally stored data on their Fire tablets. Amazon removed the ability to encrypt local data in September because it said customers weren’t using the service. That decision came under new scrutiny last week as Apple squares off against the FBI over access to the encrypted […]

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    US Police Say Criminals Like Apple’s iPhone Because of Encryption

    Some criminals have switched to new iPhones as their “device of choice” to commit wrongdoing due to strong encryption Apple Inc has placed on their products, three law enforcement groups said in a court filing. The groups told a judge overseeing Apple’s battle with the US Department of Justice on Thursday that, among other things, […]

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    Why the US Government and Tech Firms Can’t Agree About Encryption

    Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn’t totally comfortable with that, because it’s also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats. For decades, tech companies have steadily expanded the use of encryption – a data-scrambling technology that shields information from prying eyes, whether it’s […]