CEO Pleads Guilty to Selling Encrypted Phones to Organized Crime
Phantom Secure made custom, encrypted BlackBerry phones and sold them to customers all over the world, including to the Sinaloa cartel, according to prosecutors.
Lawmakers Call FBI's 'Going Dark' Narrative 'Highly Questionable' After Motherboard Shows Cops Can Easily Hack iPhones
US lawmakers have asked FBI Director Christopher Wray to answer questions around phone unlocking technology, after Motherboard found agencies have bought tools to crack iPhones.
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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 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.
Feds Can Unlock Most Devices They Need To Get Into, FBI Admits
Encryption and passwords don’t seem to be a huge problem for the FBI after all.
FBI Agent: Decrypting Data ‘Fundamentally Alters’ Evidence
But one forensics expert strongly disagrees.
Feds And Cops Encountered Encryption in Only 13 Wiretaps in 2015
Are cops and feds really “going dark” when snooping on criminals because of encryption?
Encryption Gets in The Way of 75% of Cases, Europol Chief Says
Encryption is a "real problem," director Rob Wainraight said.
The 'Hack in a Box' the Government Won’t Use in Its New York iPhone Case
Instead of using a $200 device, the Department of Justice dragged Apple to court in New York.
This Video Perfectly Explains The Encryption Debate
Let stick figures tell you why you should care about encryption.
'Leaked' Burr-Feinstein Encryption Bill Is a Threat to American Privacy
Every service, person, human rights worker, protester, reporter, company—the list goes on—will be easier to spy on.
The FBI Is at War With Apple Because It Couldn’t Change Wiretap Law
When politicians talk about legislating encryption, what they’re really talking about is lawful surveillance.