Reuters today alleged Apple did bow to pressure from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) which reportedly demanded that the Cupertino firm drop plans to roll out end-to-end encryption for iCloud device backups, claiming doing so would harm investigations.
Apple popped up in the news this week after both U.S. Attorney General William Barr and President Trump publicly called for the company to help unlock iPhones used by the Saudi Air Force cadet accused of perpetrating a terror attack on a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, FL in December. Apple's pushing back, and make no mistake: Your privacy is on the line here. iPhone encryption should matter to all of us.
Following the FBI's letter to Apple requesting assistance to extract data from password-protected iPhones used by a suspected mass shooter, the Cupertino tech giant has now dispatched its privacy director to the CES in order to defend its stance on hardware encryption.
Even if you’re the only user on your Mac, there’s nothing wrong with adding an extra layer of security. You may have files within folders that contain sensitive information. Or maybe you do share your Mac with others in your household and have private items that you don’t want anyone to accidentally come across.
With this in mind, you can encrypt and password protect folders like this on your Mac and here’s how.
End-to-end encryption protects your sensitive Skype text messages, VoIP calls and more from eavesdropping. Here's what you need to know about setting up and using this optional feature, called Private Conversations, in Skype's iPhone, iPad and Mac app.
HTML rendering flaws discovered in Apple Mail for iOS and macOS were detailed this morning, allowing unscrupulous attackers to derive decrypted plain text from your encrypted emails.
Twitter is testing protecting users’ private messages with end-to-end encryption.
Prosecutors in Germany are using data culled from Apple's Health app in a rape and murder investigation, Motherboard reported Thursday citing German outlet Welt.
FBI forensic expert Stephen Flatley has lashed out at Apple during yesterday's International Conference on Cyber Security in Manhattan, calling its engineers “jerks” and “evil geniuses” for making the bureau's investigative work harder with strong encryption on iOS devices.
iMac Pro, which launched today, uses Apple's in-house designed chip to boost your security.
The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has failed to extract any data or personal information from nearly 7,000 devices because of strong encryption.