In search of better email encryption

Jul 23, 2014
Making email encryption more user friendly

President Obama isn't allowed to get a new iPhone for Christmas

Dec 6, 2013
President Obama revealed this week that he isn't allowed to have an iPhone. The Secret Service makes him stick to a BlackBerry.

What can Google do?

Sep 9, 2013
Google says it’s going to boost its encryption efforts to better safeguard our data. It can't promise to keep us totally secure, but the effort's worth plenty of PR points.

NSA working to undermine the last ten years of encryption

Sep 9, 2013
New information about NSA surveillance activity emerges. Even encrypted data is vulnerable to its data mining.

Who's surveilling the surveillers?

Sep 6, 2013
Will the revelation that data encryption isn’t as secure as thought change the way businesses operate?

Silent Circle's Phil Zimmermann on why it's shuttering its encrypted email service

Aug 9, 2013
Following Lavabit's lead, Silent Circle ends its encrypted email service so clients can avoid government scrutiny.

ACLU files suit over NSA data collection, and is it possible to keep your personal data personal?

Jun 12, 2013
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over its collection of phone data. And what can you do personally to protect your data?

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Encryption bug

Feb 15, 2012
This story is complex but it's also kind of end-of-the-world-y

Google encrypts searches

Oct 19, 2011
The company announced that, starting immediately, it will encrypt the searches that users conduct but only if the search originates from the main...