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Your computer and smartphone, held hostage

Cybercriminals are making their attacks personal, remotely locking your computers and smartphones until you pay a hefty ransom.

By January 19, 2015

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Ban encrypted messages? Why UK prime minister's plan won't work

David Cameron faces criticism for vowing to target encrypted messaging apps, and President Obama stirs up privacy concerns with his latest plan to fight cybercrime.

By January 13, 2015

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British prime minister targets encrypted messaging after Paris attacks

Asking whether terrorists should be given safe spaces to talk, David Cameron pledges to tighten laws that could challenge WhatsApp and other messaging apps.

By January 12, 2015

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Privacy push means free encryption for websites

Secure network connections protect people against snooping and criminals, but it's a hassle for websites. Mozilla, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others want to change that.

By November 18, 2014

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How to encrypt an Android 5.0 Lollipop device

Devices shipped from the factory are encrypted by default, but what about the devices you upgrade from a previous version of Android? We have the answer.

By November 17, 2014

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Google exposes 'Poodle' flaw in Web encryption standard

Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.

By October 14, 2014

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Google to encrypt data on new version of Android by default

Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.

By September 18, 2014

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​Yahoo teams up with Google on encrypted webmail

At the hacker conference Black Hat, Yahoo's new security honcho promises that Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end in 2015.

By August 7, 2014

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Artist sends NSA a super-encrypted mixtape

David Huerta says it's a reminder that the rules of math "are more powerful than the rules of even the most powerful states."

By July 15, 2014

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​Microsoft flips switch on new webmail encryption

Following a Google report about Web-based email that raised questions about Microsoft's encryption efforts, Microsoft unveils major encryption milestones, including the use of TLS.

By July 1, 2014