Encryption

UK culture sec hints at replacing TV licence fee, defends encryption ban proposals and her boss in Hacker House inquiry

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/17/nicky_morgan_dcms_select_committee/

17 hrs ago

Nuggets from Nicky Morgan's grilling by select committee

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Euro ISP club: Sure, weaken encryption. It'll only undermine security for everyone, morons

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/08/euroisp_slams_government_calls_to_weaken_encryption/

a week ago

UK, Oz and US pleas to Facebook given short shrift

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Thunderbird to support OpenPGP encryption standard in 2020

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/08/thunderbird-to-support-openpgp-encryption-standard-in-2020/

2 weeks ago

The next major version of the open source cross-platform email client Thunderbird will support the OpenPGP encryption standard natively. Thunderbird users may use the extension Enigmail currently to use OpenPGP functionality in […]

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VeraCrypt 1.24 encryption software update released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/08/veracrypt-1-24-encryption-software-update-released/

2 weeks ago

The developers of the open source cross-platform encryption software VeryCrypt released version 1.24 of the software on October 6, 2019 to the public. We reviewed a beta version of VeraCrypt 1.24 in […]

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Here we go again: US govt tells Facebook to kill end-to-end encryption for the sake of the children

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/04/us_government_encryption/

2 weeks ago

Uncle Sam calls on tech giants to open up platforms for government snooping

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Microsoft changes encryption, another D-Link bug, phishing dangers, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/09/30/270919_security_roundup/

3 weeks ago

Roundup Plus, Baltimore's disastrous ransomware infection and worse IT practices

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If you are not offered Windows 10 version 1903, try disabling hard drive encryption

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/08/29/if-you-are-not-offered-windows-10-version-1903-try-disabling-hard-drive-encryption/

2 months ago

When Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows 10 version 1903 some months ago, I wanted to upgrade one of my machines running Windows 10 version 1809 to the new feature update. […]

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New UK Home Sec invokes infosec nerd rage by calling for an end to end-to-end encryption

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/07/31/home_sec_priti_patel_five_eyes_encryption_controversy/

3 months ago

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