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Ex-military and security firms oppose Home Sec in WhatsApp crypto row

'We are in real trouble if we apply blunt weapons to this' UK government ministers calling for increased surveillance abilities in the wake of...

The uncrackable problem of end-to-end encryption

The government wants a backdoor into WhatsApp.But that won't happen - and it wouldn't fix the problem we have, either.

Google: Here’s why you shouldn’t flip out over ‘government-backed’ hacker alerts

For those receiving messages warning of state-sponsored attacks, Google offers some words of reassurance.

UK targets WhatsApp, encrypted messaging apps following London attack

The UK government has focused its attention on WhatsApp, claiming there should be "no place for terrorists to hide."

AT&T/DirecTV give in to government demands in collusion lawsuit settlement

(credit: Aurich Lawson) DirecTV and its owner, AT&T, have promised the US Department of Justice that they will not illegally share information with rival pay-TV...

UK.gov confirms it won’t be buying V-22 Ospreys for new aircraft...

Also confirms earlier operational date for HMS Queen Elizabeth Britain is not buying V-22 Osprey aircraft to fly from its new aircraft carriers, the...

If you were cuffed during Trump’s inauguration, cops are trying to...

More than 100 mobes will only take a week to access Vid  The inauguration of President Donald Trump in the US capital was marked...

CD, DVD pirate sentenced to 5 years in prison

Enlarge (credit: imbd.com) A Senegalese man was sentenced to five years in prison and ordered Wednesday to pay the Motion Picture Association of...

Big US companies pull YouTube ads after extremist content sparks uncertainty

(credit: Rego Korosi) The controversy surrounding Google and YouTube advertising and extremist content has spread across the pond.According to a Bloomberg report, some...

The cost of launching a DDoS attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack is one of the most popular tools in the cybercriminal arsenal.The motives behind such attacks can vary – from...

Japanese company develops a solar cell with record-breaking 26%+ efficiency

A solar cell with 26.3 percent efficiency. (credit: Photovoltaic & Thin Film Research Laboratories (Kaneka corporation)) Solar panels are cheaper than ever these days, but...

A state ban on muni broadband could be lifted—in only two...

Enlarge (credit: Greenlight Community Broadband) Last year, the state of North Carolina won a court case against the Federal Communications Commission, a victory that...