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CIA tried to hack into iPhone, iPad for years, say leaked documents

The spy agency has been trying to decrypt and hack its way into Apple's firmware to enable spies to steal passwords and plant surveillance software, according to The Intercept.

By March 10, 2015

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Saluting 'Marvel's Agent Carter' and the sci-fi forties

Stoic but dashing Agent Peggy Carter meets post-WWII America on the show that Crave's Kelsey Adams says is even better than expected. We rifle Peggy's briefcase for gadgets and a shot of real spy history.

By January 28, 2015

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BOSS phone, a handset so secure that Sony execs should use it?

Technically Incorrect: The creators of a new phone being presented at CES claim it's the perfect solution for a secure connection. Perhaps, but its screen is 1.5 inches bigger than an iPhone 6 Plus.

By January 5, 2015

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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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YouTube's top engineer, wrangler of eons of video (Q&A)

Every month, YouTubers watch 6 billion hours of video. That's how long Homo sapiens have existed -- times three. Venkat Panchapakesan is the person figuring out how to deliver it all.

By October 5, 2014

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Boosting browsers, Adobe extends its DRM to Web video

The move could mean people watch copy-protected premium video in a single browser rather than with dozens of video apps. For now though, Adobe's HTML video approach only works with Firefox.

By September 8, 2014

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LIFX lets hackers in the smart home's backdoor

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

By July 7, 2014

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Mozilla holds its nose and supports DRM video in Firefox

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says.

By May 14, 2014

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NSA working on quantum computer to break any encryption

The spy agency is reportedly in a race to build its own quantum computer to stay ahead of others seeking to own the mother of all decryption machines.

By January 2, 2014