• Nov 27, 2018
  • Summer Hirst
  • Encryption, General Privacy and Security, Online Activity, Tutorials,

Beginner’s guide to encryption

Encryption is a pretty simple concept to understand, however, since it’s thrown around a lot in the online privacy space, some people might think it’s something that can only be understood by hackers or the NSA. You probably use encryption already! If you use credit cards, you’ve already used encryption. Your credit card details are … Continue reading “Beginner’s guide to encryption”

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  • Jun 26, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

Australia wants to be able to read your encrypted messages

Australia’s Attorney General Senator Brandis announced over the weekend that he would be leading the discussion on squeezing tech firms and forcing them to encryption backdoors in secure messaging apps at the next annual meeting of public security ministers and attorney generals from the Five Eyes countries (United States, Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand, and … Continue reading “Australia wants to be able to read your encrypted messages”

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  • Mar 26, 2017
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

United Kingdom looks to ban encrypted messaging apps after Westminster attack

The United Kingdom may soon introduce legislation that will ban encrypted messaging apps, according to statements made by British Interior Minister Amber Rudd. In the aftermath of the attack in Westminster, Minister Rudd claimed that encrypted messaging apps are a “secret place for terrorists to communicate” after it was revealed that the attacker had used WhatsApp prior … Continue reading “United Kingdom looks to ban encrypted messaging apps after Westminster attack”

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