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WhatsApp end-to-end encryption: Things you need to know

WhatsApp end-to-end encryption has gained a lot of attention from users as well the government. Recently a petition was filed by a WhatsApp user to ban its use. However, the request was turned down and the app is running successfully in India. Recently, many other companies...

Facebook Messenger to soon get end-to-end encryption just like WhatsApp

Facebook Messenger
Facebook Inc (FB.O) has announced that it has started the trial of end-to-end encryption on the Facebook Messenger application to ensure better privacy protection. The company is now testing this feature on a limited number of devices. When made available in full-scale, end-to-end encryption will...

WhatsApp end-to-end encryption, a reason to worry for Top FBI attorney

James Baker, top FBI attorney is concerned about the recent implementation of encryption in WhatsApp messaging app. According to Baker, criminals and anti-social elements might misuse the services and take advantage of the loopholes, which will ultimately prove fatal to peace and harmony. Commenting on...

WhatsApp end-to-end encryption rolls out on all platforms after Apple Vs FBI battle

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption
WhatsApp has rolled out end-to-end encryption for messages on Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows and other platforms. This development means that only the sender and the recipient will be able to view the content transmitted via the messaging app. By integrating the latest security technology, messages...

WhatsApp encryption preventing the US Justice Department from Wiretaps

WhatsApp is the latest tech company to face off with authorities in the US over the use of unbreakable encryption. The US Department of Justice has reportedly raised concerns that encryptions deployed by the messaging app are making it hard for it proceeds with...

Tech companies in China need to hand over encryption keys, as per the new law

China Counter Terrorism Law Pc-Tablet Media
The Chinese parliament has passed a controversial anti-terrorism legislation that requires technology companies to hand over confidential information including encryption keys. However, the details need to be given only to requests from the Government. According to Technology analysts, the new law is aimed at curbing the...

India’s National Encryption Policy poses threat to country’s security, puts user privacy in danger

ndia's National Encryption Policy
New Delhi: A lot of controversies seem to be arising out of DeitY’s (Department of Electronics & Information Technology) recently introduced draft about National Encryption policy on their website. As per the concerned department, this policy will activate a highly secure environment where web-based information...

Yahoo! search gets safer with automatic encryption

There was a lot of buzz surrounding the NSA spying program after details of the program were leaked by former security contractor Edward Snowden, and backed by US president Barack Obama. Following a huge outcry, Mr. President agreed to carry out little reforms by...

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