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Judge: Child porn suspect doesn't need to decrypt files

Earlier court order requiring a Wisconsin suspect in underage porn case to decrypt his hard drives for the FBI by the end of the day Tuesday -- or face contempt of court -- has been lifted.

By June 4, 2013

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Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant's iPhone, but Apple can "bypass the security software" if it chooses. Apple has created a police waiting list because of high demand.

By May 10, 2013

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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

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Hackers find security weaknesses with the Lifx smart LED

A British security firm exposed a vulnerability within this popular smart LED, prompting a quick fix.

By July 7, 2014

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'Heartbleed' bug undoes Web encryption, reveals Yahoo passwords

A flaw in software that's widely used to secure Web communications means that passwords and other highly sensitive data could be exposed. Some say they've already found hundreds of Yahoo passwords.

By April 8, 2014

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Yahoo, ICQ chats still vulnerable to government snoops

Spy agencies and hackers at your local Starbucks can vacuum up Yahoo and ICQ chats and metadata about AOL's AIM users. These services are over a decade old -- why are they not fully encrypted?

By February 28, 2014

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No sixth sense: '123456' is worst password of 2013

The insecurity of our online accounts provides plenty of reason for insecurity about the state of online security, according to a new list of the most common passwords.

By January 20, 2014

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DIY spy: Make your own WWII Enigma Machine

Make Alan Turing proud by crafting your own replica of the historic Enigma cryptomachine with this extensive tutorial by ST-Geotronics.

By December 30, 2013

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Target: Encrypted PINs stolen but not encryption key

Encrypted PINs were taken in the recent hack but Target says the data should be "safe and secure" since the actual encryption key was not obtained.

By December 27, 2013

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Twitter upping security to thwart government hacking

The microblogging site adds a new security measure designed to make it harder for organizations like the National Security Agency to uncover its data.

By November 22, 2013