Mozilla Asks Congress to Investigate ISPs Data Collection Practices
Mozilla's letter comes after Motherboard published a Comcast lobbying document, in which the ISP pushed back against a form of browsing data encryption.
Comcast Is Lobbying Against Encryption That Could Prevent it From Learning Your Browsing History
Motherboard has obtained a leaked presentation internet service providers are using to try and lobby lawmakers against a form of encrypted browsing data.
As Authoritarian Governments Surveil the Internet, Open Source Projects Decide How to Respond
Kazakhstan is telling citizens to download a cryptographic certificate, letting authorities monitor their traffic. Mozilla and Wikimedia are discussing how to respond from afar.
Your Tinder Swiping Sessions Are More Secure Than Ever
Tinder is now encrypting images and has made it harder to figure out who you’re matching with, and who you’re swiping left and right on.
66 Percent of Popular Android Cryptocurrency Apps Don't Use Encryption
After analysis, 94 percent had "at least three" medium-risk vulnerabilities.
The World’s Biggest Military Contractors Don’t Encrypt Their Websites
America’s largest defense contractors still don’t use HTTPS on their main websites.
Pornhub’s Switch to HTTPS Gave Google Analytics a Boner
There’s nothing like porn to get people excited about geeky stuff.
Wikipedia’s Switch to HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
Harvard researchers found fewer instances of Wikipedia censorship after the site started encrypting all of its traffic.
Pornhub And YouPorn Are Adding Support for HTTPS Encryption
Browse like no one's watching.
We’re Winning The Crypto Wars
While the FBI and some governments are still fighting the Crypto Wars in courts and with laws, the spread of encryption appears unstoppable.
Google Chrome Will Start Shaming Unencrypted Websites in January
Google continues its war against unencrypted websites.
Is Computer Security Becoming a Hardware Problem?
The co-author of the TLS standard has some concerns about the complexity of our machines.