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Google, Apple among tech giants urging US to support encryption

The companies, along with security experts, say President Obama should protect user data, putting them in direct competition with the country's top law enforcement officials that may want access to that data.

By May 19, 2015

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Five tips to speed up your Mac

Boost your Mac's performance and reclaim hard-drive space with this handful of tips.

By April 28, 2015

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Microsoft Windows vulnerable to 'FREAK' encryption flaw too

Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the flaw leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.

By March 5, 2015

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Signal app encrypts iOS users' text messages -- to Android devices too

Updated iOS app lets you send secure group, text, picture and video messages to other Apple mobile devices, and to Android users who have the TextSecure app.

By March 3, 2015

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WhatsApp, Kik, Viber or ReTXT: Which third-party messenger is right for you?

Whether you're more the practical type that just wants standard messaging features or someone who loves spicing up your conversations with something extra, this collection has the app for you.

By May 19, 2015

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Be warned: Google enlists Chrome in push for encrypted Web

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.

By January 30, 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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Anthem's stolen customer data not encrypted

But under federal law, health insurance companies don't have to encrypt user data.

By February 6, 2015

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Homeland Security Department to open Silicon Valley office

The government is increasingly turning its attention to hacking and cybersecurity issues. Now it's opening a new office in hopes of working with the talent that powers Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms.

By April 21, 2015

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​Want fancy Firefox features? Secure your website

In a bid to make the Web a safer place, Mozilla's security team proposes making encrypted connections necessary for using new Web technologies. Google's Chrome team has a similar idea.

By April 14, 2015