Tag Archive: WhatsApp

  • Australia: Firms Should Help Authorities Hack Encrypted Messages Bitcoin, News, News teaser

    Australia: Firms Should Help Authorities Hack Encrypted Messages

    Australia is the latest country to announce plans for mandatory decryption powers against services such as Telegram and WhatsApp. Senator: ‘All Communication Will Use Encryption’ Stating concerns surrounding terrorism monitoring, Attorney-General George Brandis said that “more than 40%” of intercepted messages were encrypted. “Within a short number of years, effectively, 100 per cent of communications are going to use encryption,” local publication The Age quotes Brandis. This problem is going to degrade if not destroy our

    · June 11, 2017 · 3:00 pm
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    Industry Report: A Week of Shakeups in the Tech World

    Ethereum split fuels heated arguments, WhatsApp sides with Facebook at the expense of users, and Krypton is the world’s latest cyber-attack victim. Want to catch up on the latest tech and digital currency news? Read the stories below. Also read: Industry Report: Banks Trying to Beat Bitcoin TECH WORLD SHAKEN UP FROM SOCIAL MEDIA TO CRYPTOCURRENCY ETHEREUM The bitcoin competitor has split into two different forms, thanks to the recent hard fork which took place

    · August 29, 2016 · 12:08 pm
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    WhatsApp “Betrays Users” by Sharing User Info with Facebook

    The hugely popular messenger application, WhatsApp, has changed its privacy policy in order to share more user data with its parent company Facebook. Also read: Industry Report: Banks Trying to Beat Bitcoin WhatsApp Changes Privacy Policy This move has some WhatsApp customers feeling betrayed as it seems to directly contradict previous statements made by the company. It is also the first time the firm has changed its privacy policy since it was bought by Facebook

    · August 26, 2016 · 5:07 pm
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    Russian Policymakers Set To Deal Another Blow To Encryption

    It if were up to Russian policymakers, Internet controls will become even more strict in the country moving forward. Labeled as an anti-terrorism campaign, there are plans to increase online surveillance measures. If this were to happen, ISPs would need to log metadata about customers for at last three years. Should this proposal pass, encryption will not safeguard user privacy anymore in the country. Also read: Bitcoin and Brexit: Did the Great UK Debate Move

    · June 27, 2016 · 4:41 am
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    FBI Director: “Encryption is Essential Tradecraft of Terrorist Groups”

    Law enforcement has been making a lot of media headlines as of late in their “war’ on encryption. FBI Director James Comey mentioned how encryption is “essential tradecraft” of terrorist groups, and more requests to access electronic devices will be part of the future. Also read: Talking Crix with Founder Dmitry Koval FBI Still Wants To Gain Access To Encrypted Devices Although it is not the first time debate ensues over what the FBI wants

    · May 12, 2016 · 3:53 am