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Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 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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Tim Berners-Lee: 25 years on, the Web still needs work (Q&A)

The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.

By March 11, 2014

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We are sooo getting trolled by Satoshi Nakamoto right now

The strange saga around the "outing" of Bitcoin's creator continues to get weirder, leading Crave's Eric Mack to draw his own surprising conclusion about the identity of the real Satoshi Nakamoto.

By March 7, 2014

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TrustyCon's RSA Conference rebels promise more to come

Government-sponsored malware, the legal implications of the US government's pro-spying defense, and a discussion of tools to fight for the future lit up the agenda at the first Trustworthy Technology Conference.

By February 27, 2014

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Cryptographer creates Blackphone to "ensure privacy"

Phil Zimmerman, creator of PGP, will reveal the Android-based Blackphone at Mobile World Congress in February.

By January 15, 2014

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New Blackphone aims to quash surveillance threat

Developed by security experts including those from Silent Circle, the Android-powered Blackphone is designed to make snooping far more difficult.

By January 15, 2014

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How NSA snooping secures profits for famed privacy pro (Q&A)

Government surveillance has been a business boon for PGP creator Phil Zimmermann, whose company Silent Circle counts SEALs and the CIA as clients. Plus: why encryption needs a "Spartacus" moment.

By September 30, 2013

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Silent Circle: NIST encryption standards untrustworthy

The secure-communications company says it's moving away from the the US government agency's standards after reports of NSA tampering.

By September 30, 2013

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Phil Zimmermann's post-PGP project: privacy for a price

Phil Zimmermann released PGP for free, but he's planning to charge about $20 a month for his new Silent Circle encryption service. It's unlikely to be applauded by encryption-wary law enforcement agencies.

By June 12, 2012