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end-to-end encryption

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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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New Chrome extension hopes to demystify encryption

Google pressures email providers to step up encryption of mail sent between servers as it debuts End-to-End, a Chrome extension that promises the first streamlined use of PGP in webmail.

By June 3, 2014

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Viber begins fixing image-encryption vulnerability

The Android version of the messaging app no longer sends images and videos without encryption protection, and an iOS fix has been submitted, the company says.

By April 30, 2014

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New TextSecure delivers smoother encryption

Open WhisperSystems' TextSecure update takes some cues from WhatsApp's functionality, but more importantly it frees messaging from traditional SMS networks while still sending messages between phones.

By February 24, 2014

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Uber's bad behavior and the trouble with trusting Snapchat

Snapchat expands into mobile payments and Uber is under fire after an executive suggests taking revenge on journalists. On the bright side, WhatsApp is boosting security with end-to-end encryption.

By November 18, 2014

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The peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email

The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?

By December 21, 2014

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BlackBerry and Samsung team up to beef up security on Samsung devices

BlackBerry to offer end-to-end encryption for Samsung's Knox software, in an unlikely partnership between competitors.

By November 13, 2014

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Uber's bad behavior and the trouble with trusting Snapchat

Snapchat expands into mobile payments, and Uber is under fire after an executive suggests taking revenge on journalists. On the bright side, WhatsApp is boosting security with end-to-end encryption.

By November 18, 2014

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KakaoTalk tries to rebuild image after privacy flap

The Korean messaging app promises to reduce how long messages are stored and to add end-to-end encryption in an effort to appease worried users.

By October 15, 2014