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.
They could be the most ignored bit of technology in today's society, but their real potential could soon be unlocked, and it's pretty cool.
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.
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.
Hold on to those contracts: the next iPhone is almost here. It's also time for new passwords. Those stories and more in this week's rundown of all the tech news.
A Russian hacker collective says it broke into CNET servers over the weekend and stole a database of usernames and passwords.
A British security firm exposed a vulnerability within this popular smart LED, prompting a quick fix.
The NSA document leaker joins Google, Mozilla, Reddit, and many others in a campaign and day of action that aims to help Internet users "take back" their privacy.
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.
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?