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Man jailed indefinitely for refusing to decrypt hard drives loses appeal

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images) On Monday, a federal appeals court sided against a former Philadelphia police officer who has been in jail...

Justice naps: Man in jail 16 months for refusing to unlock...

Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images) Francis Rawls, a former Philadelphia police sergeant, has been in the Philadelphia Federal Detention Center for more than...

Apple's macOS file encryption easily bypassed without the latest fixes

Without the macOS update released this week, Apple’s disk encryption can be easily defeated by connecting a specially crafted device to a locked Macbook. The...

Macbook seized or stolen? But you’ve set a FileVault password, right?...

Luckily, there's a security fix Until earlier this week, Apple's FileVault 2 disk encryption could be defeated in the time it takes to reboot a...

A beginner’s guide to beefing up your privacy and security online

Enlarge / Unfortunately, it's easier to stick a lock on the Brooklyn Bridge than it is to secure your data. We can at least...

PoisonTap Hacking Tool Compromises Computers via USB Stick

If you step away from your computer, an attacker could quickly insert a USB stick and take control using a series of vulnerabilities. The...

$5 'PoisonTap' USB Exploit Easily Cracks Sleeping Macs, PCs

It can redirect any unencrypted Internet traffic using only some code and a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. A sleeping Mac or PC, even if it's...

Indefinite prison for suspect who won’t decrypt hard drives, feds say

Christiaan ColenFederal prosecutors urged a federal appeals court late Monday to keep a child-porn suspect behind bars—where he...

Parallels Announces Parallels Desktop® 10 for Mac with OS X Yosemite...

No. 1-selling software for running Windows applications on a Mac becomes an even easier choice for millions of consumers and IT professionals worldwide with...