The same government seeking to future-proof its secrets and our own digital privacy also wants to make sure it can bypass encryption.
After weaning itself from dependence on Google, the nonprofit plans to expand beyond the Firefox browser. That may clash with Trump administration priorities.
Tensions mount at a cybersecurity event over Silicon Valley's role in helping law enforcement read encrypted terrorist communications.
Worried about hackers taking control of your smart home gear? Here's everything you need to know about how the most widely-used platforms try to keep you secure.
Apple CEO doubles down on his defense of the technology that scrambles up data and communications, keeping criminals -- and the government -- from seeing what's inside.
Google believes unencrypted websites are fundamentally flawed and should be banished. It's enlisted its own web browser to spread the message.
The NSA whistleblower is presenting a new gadget at the MIT Media Lab that'll keep your iPhone from spying on you.
The new "secret conversations" feature means chats should be secure between two people.
Facebook calls the feature "secret conversations" and it is now available to a select few users.
Current internet encryption methods would have no way to stand up to quantum computers. Luckily, Google's working on it.
Mozilla, which makes the Firefox browser, has come up with a novel way to send secret messages across the web -- and look adorable while doing it.
CNET takes you on an immersive VR tour of Bletchley Park, where Alan Turing and his colleagues smashed Nazi encryptions in World War II.
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