ProtonMail has built its reputation in no small part because of its pledge to not keep user IP logs except in "extreme criminal cases." A recent case indicates that the circumstances may not need to be all that extreme.
WhatsApp will soon roll out end-to-end encryption for chat backups, shutting down a favorite loophole exploited by law enforcement agencies, and giving WhatsApp an edge of market appeal.
They key to having a safe working environment is maintaining control over the data. Hardware based secure enclaves, including those inside CPUs, have become a rising trend for encryption on the cloud.
Weak and compromised passwords are responsible for about 80% of hacking-related breaches. Today, there are more encryption options available to stop bad actors in their tracks.
Today there's a big difference between safety and security. But in the coming era of autonomous vehicles, there will be no difference between the two as electronic security becomes more important.
Several encrypted email providers including ProtonMail and Tutanota have come under government restrictions as part of Kremlin's crackdown on encrypted communication.
For decades, U.S.-controlled Crypto AG helped the CIA spy on governments around the world by inserting encryption backdoor in cryptographic equipment.
The contentious ongoing battle between Apple and the Department of Justice continues, as the company has refused yet another request for an iPhone backdoor.
With the use of surveillance technology by law enforcement to target suspected criminals and terrorists, is the argument for encryption backdoors still valid?
China recently passed an encryption law to regulate encryption in public and private sectors, and also set forth guidelines for how cryptography should be used to help safeguard national security.