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DOJ takes swipe at EFF over encryption passphrases

Federal prosecutors say guide prepared by Electronic Frontier Foundation buttresses their position on whether Americans can be forced to divulge their passphrases.

By July 22, 2011

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Feds appeal loss in PGP compelled-passphrase case

A magistrate judge has ruled that, thanks to the Fifth Amendment, a criminal defendant cannot be compelled to divulge his PGP passphrase. The U.S. Justice Department is appealing.

By January 18, 2008

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DOJ: No comment on forcing encryption passphrases

A recent federal judge rejected the Department of Justice's request to force a defendant to cough up his PGP passphrase. We were unsuccessful in getting the agency to elaborate.

By December 18, 2007

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Judge: Man can't be forced to divulge encryption passphrase

In what could potentially be a landmark Vermont case, judge says thanks to the Fifth Amendment, a child pornography defendant doesn't need to turn over his laptop's PGP passphrase.

By December 14, 2007

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DOJ: We can force you to decrypt that laptop

The U.S. Justice Department is seeking court order that would require defendant in Colorado mortgage scam case to disclose her passphrase or decrypt the files.

By July 11, 2011

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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

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How to encrypt selected text in Evernote desktop

Keep your sensitive data secure in Evernote by encrypting it.

By August 10, 2012

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How to respond to a data-breach notification

When a company contacts you about a potential loss of your personal data to hackers, you may be left wondering what information was stolen and the potential consequences.

By August 20, 2013

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How to change an encrypted volume's password in OS X

While encrypting and decrypting a volume can be done on the fly, the option for changing its password is a bit hidden.

By May 28, 2013

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How hackable is your password? McAfee offers password tips

The security vendor is out with a few rules and reminders for creating strong passwords designed to thwart the bad guys.

By May 7, 2013