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Facebook, Google's end-to-end encryption might be threatened by new US bill
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Facebook, Google's end-to-end encryption might be threatened by new US bill

The bill aims to curb the distribution of child sexual abuse material on platforms like Google, Facebook and so on.

Apple vs FBI, Round two: Federal agency asks Apple to unlock two iPhones belonging to a gunman
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Apple vs FBI, Round two: Federal agency asks Apple to unlock two iPhones belonging to a gunman

Apple said in a statement that it had given the FBI all the data “in our possession” related to the Pensacola case when it was asked a month ago.

End to end encryption: All you need to know about this technology under threat from govts and law enforcement agencies
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End to end encryption: All you need to know about this technology under threat from govts and law enforcement agencies

Law enforcement and technologists have been arguing over encryption controls for more than two decades.

IMC 2019: RS Prasad says respect encryption but must track origin of messages spreading rumours
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IMC 2019: RS Prasad says respect encryption but must track origin of messages spreading rumours

Prasad insists that law enforcement agencies should be able to identify source of messages that fuel false rumours and violence.

WhatsApp-like app being developed by Indian govt for official communication: Report
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WhatsApp-like app being developed by Indian govt for official communication: Report

These plans by the government reportedly stem from the ongoing US-China trade war.

Impossible to track sender of message due to encryption: WhatsApp tells Madras High Court
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Impossible to track sender of message due to encryption: WhatsApp tells Madras High Court

Except for WhatsApp all social media giants open to share data with government

Flipboard resets passwords of 145 million users after data breach exposed details
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Flipboard resets passwords of 145 million users after data breach exposed details

The databases in question included users' names, encrypted passwords and email addresses.

Tor officially launches its privacy-focused stable browser for Android
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Tor officially launches its privacy-focused stable browser for Android

As per a post by the Tor team, some features could be missing from the Android version of the service.

Aftermath of Pulwama attack shows WhatsApp’s India strategy to contain fake news is flawed
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Aftermath of Pulwama attack shows WhatsApp’s India strategy to contain fake news is flawed

The aftermath of the Pulwama terror attacks has again punched holes in WhatsApp’s defences on its India strategy working

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is 'innovator in privacy', unwittingly disses Portal
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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is 'innovator in privacy', unwittingly disses Portal

This video was part of Zuckerberg's 2019 resolution to hold discussions about tech and society.

Australia passes controversial bill forcing tech companies to hand over encrypted data
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Australia passes controversial bill forcing tech companies to hand over encrypted data

The bill provides for fines of up to A$10 million ($7.3 million) for institutions and prison terms for individuals for failing to hand over data

Australian law expected to give authorities the power to spy on messages on WhatsApp and Telegram
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Australian law expected to give authorities the power to spy on messages on WhatsApp and Telegram

The proposed laws could force companies to remove electronic protections, assist government agencies in accessing material from a suspect's device

Dutch police break encrypted chat service, intercept over 258,000 messages
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Dutch police break encrypted chat service, intercept over 258,000 messages

Dutch police claim that breaking the encryption allowed them to make several drug busts.

Data privacy is a must, it should not be at the cost of innovation: RS Prasad
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Data privacy is a must, it should not be at the cost of innovation: RS Prasad

On the matter of Aadhaar, Prasad made no mention of the innumerable breaches of demographic data.

Apple stresses on stonger encryption to protect against threats of cyber attacks
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Apple stresses on stonger encryption to protect against threats of cyber attacks

In a letter to the Australian government, Apple asserted that encryption is a benefit and public good.

Skype 8.0 launches on desktop, will soon roll-out call recording and encryption
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Skype 8.0 launches on desktop, will soon roll-out call recording and encryption

Skype 8.0 also comes with features like group calls that could bring together over 24 people at once.

Facebook's size won't be considered as a barrier while entering into new deals in different markets
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Facebook's size won't be considered as a barrier while entering into new deals in different markets

EU regulators have expressed concern about a plan by Facebook and WhatsApp to begin sharing users’ phone numbers and other data.

WhatsApp now allows you to re-download accidentally deleted photos and videos on Android
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WhatsApp now allows you to re-download accidentally deleted photos and videos on Android

For the system to work, Facebook will need to store this data indefinitely. Facebook does claim that all media files are encrypted, however.

WhatsApp security flaws could allow hackers to slide into group chats without being detected
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WhatsApp security flaws could allow hackers to slide into group chats without being detected

Only an administrator of a group can invite new members, but WhatsApp does not have a mechanism to authenticate that invitation, a small but fatal flaw.