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Judge orders defendant to decrypt PGP-protected laptop

Federal court orders defendant accused of having illegal data on his laptop to type in his PGP passphrase so prosecutors can access decrypted files.

By February 26, 2009


Handbrake 0.93 released, capitulates on DVD decryption

Handbrake just got a little better, and a lot worse, all at the same time.

By December 5, 2008


Hands on: Lexar total security thumbdrive

Lexar's new thumbdrive can keep your data safe, even when you lose it.

By October 8, 2009


How to make strong, easy-to-remember passwords

Having strong passwords is your best defense against an intrusion, but it's hard to do. Here are some tricks and tools that can make it easier.

By August 14, 2009


MacFixIt Answers

MacFixIt Answers is a feature from MacFixIt where our editors answer questions e-mailed to us by our readers. Beyond the many inquiries we have had regarding the recent OS X system update, this week we have an inquiry about the use of SSL in e-mail.

By July 9, 2009


ATM malware lets criminals steal data and cash

Hidden code on ATMs dating back two years has given criminals the ability to use special cards to steal account data and money from the cash dispensing machines.

By June 4, 2009


Five quick Windows Vista speedup tips

Add an Encrypt/Decrypt option to your right-click menus, access files faster, monitor your startup and shutdown speed, and let Vista analyze your performance for you.

By May 14, 2009


MPAA vs. RealNetworks: Five reasons why Hollywood will win

In federal court, the tech company had a tough time proving it didn't circumvent copy protections or that a proposed DVD copying box won't lead to mass piracy.

By May 18, 2009


Open-source misperceptions live on

An Election Technology Council white paper reminds us that there are still a lot of misunderstandings about open source outside of a tech-savvy audience.

By April 16, 2009


Report: Skype service in China recording, censoring messages

Researchers at University of Toronto say they've uncovered "targeted surveillance" of TOM-Skype users in China and that text chats are recorded and blocked if they contain certain words.

By October 1, 2008