Barr Says Police Need Encryption Backdoors, Doesn’t Mention Hacking Tools They Use All the Time
Barr reignited demands for tech companies to find a technical solution to the ‘Going Dark’ issue, but neglected to mention in his keynote speech that law enforcement agencies use hacking techniques to bypass encryption.
FBI Barely Tried to Hack San Bernardino iPhone Before Going to Court With Apple
A new report by the Department of Justice’s Office of Inspector General found that the FBI could have done more before going to court and arguing it needed Apple's help to unlock an alleged terrorist's phone.
The UK Has a Dirty Secret for Spying on Encrypted Messages: Hacking
Members of the media and some politicians are near-constantly talking about accessing terrorist communications, but are ignoring one of the most viable solutions.
The FBI Director Thinks a Law Against Encryption Is Possible Under Trump
The director of the FBI James Comey once again leaves the door open for a law that forces tech companies to put backdoors into their products.