We wrote recently that Apple has refused the FBI's request to create a new version of the iPhone's operating system.
Last year we looked at the United Kingdom’s draft Investigatory Powers Bill (known as the snooper's charter"), and criticized the requirement for vendors to install "back doors" into their software
Blockchain technology is starting to get attention in banking circles, as its tremendous potential for banking transactions becomes apparent.
We've written numerous posts that emphasise the importance of being able to maintain our privacy on the Internet, particularly when it comes to government attempts to mandate "backdoors" into encryption products.
France has joined the Netherlands in rejecting mandatory encryption backdoors in software products. We recently examined the UK's draft "snoopers charter" that includes this as a requirement.
At the start of the new year, it's interesting to look back over the release history of edtFTPj/PRO. Amazingly, it's been over 12 years since 1.0 was released with basic support for FTPS!
Hard disk encryption prevents access to your confidential files if your PC or laptop is stolen.
Some former NSA and CIA officials have recently made some good points about why use of strong encryption should not be curtailed or crippled.
We looked at the UK's draft Investigatory Powers Bill recently, looking at the complex issue of secret government-mandated "back doors" into encryption software.
We recently posted about the VTech hack, in which millions of user account details were stolen from the Chinese toymaker. We noted that account passwords were hashed using MD5, making it easy to retrieve passwords.