Google has taken its first step to flag ordinary sites like Wikipedia and CNN with a security warning because they are unencrypted, allowing all data transmissions to be viewed by the prying eyes of hackers or governments.
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.
Asking whether terrorists should be given safe spaces to talk, David Cameron pledges to tighten laws that could challenge WhatsApp and other messaging apps.
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.
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.
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.
Encryption has been optional since 2011, but Android L, due out later this year, will include activation procedures for automatic encryption.
At the hacker conference Black Hat, Yahoo's new security honcho promises that Yahoo Mail will be encrypted end-to-end in 2015.
David Huerta says it's a reminder that the rules of math "are more powerful than the rules of even the most powerful states."
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.