In general, law enforcement does not have access to E22E messages sent via secure messaging apps. However, there is a workaround: message backups sitting in cloud storage services.
The fallout from the Pegasus spyware incident has prompted the Biden administration to issue a warning to the general public about commercial surveillance tools, offering advice for self-protection to journalists and dissidents.
Extensive campaign involving the Pegasus spyware in El Salvador targeted at least 35 journalists and political activists from June 2020 to November 2021, with most of the country's major media outlets affected.
While one might think that health care providers are the primary entities that could potentially leak, share, or exploit private patient data, the truth is that the most audacious HIPAA violations are being perpetrated every day by Big Tech.
The new iCloud private relay feature is unpopular with mobile operators and some of the industry's biggest names are petitioning European regulators to see it as a threat to national digital sovereignty.
The tech giants are claiming that the antitrust bills would harm consumer security and privacy, by "breaking" services such as Gmail and search bars.
New report claims that Israeli police used the Pegasus spyware on the country's citizens, including opponents of then-president Benjamin Netanyahu and a number of other targets not under suspicion of a crime.
A lawsuit that follows on from the Epic Games vs Apple judgment of late 2021 has now been joined by the DOJ and 35 states, as Apple's app market policies are increasingly tested against antitrust laws.
The coalition of states claims that settings that ostensibly turned off location tracking did not actually disable it fully, allowing Google to continue collecting user location data through other methods.
Companies are implementing vaccine mandates or regular testing, with social distancing and mask wearing in the office, and more employers are requiring full vaccination as a criterion to being hired. Now many organizations are struggling to determine how they will collect and manage this information.