encryption

In cryptography, encryption is the process of encoding a message or information in such a way that only authorized parties can access it and those who are not authorized cannot. Encryption does not itself prevent interference, but denies the intelligible content to a would-be interceptor.

(source: en.wikipedia.org)

India Rules IDs Can’t Be Linked To Social Accounts
India Rules IDs Can’t Be Linked To Social Accounts
August 23, 2019  |  International

An Indian court has ruled that people in the country can’t link Aadhaar (unique identification) or any other government-issued identification with their social media accounts,...

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Robinhood Users’ Passwords May Have Been Exposed
Robinhood Users’ Passwords May Have Been Exposed
July 25, 2019  |  Security & Fraud

The popular stock trading app Robinhood sent an email to customers warning that some passwords were mistakenly stored in a readable format and that users...

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US AG Wants Lawmakers To Have Access To Encrypted Messaging
US AG Wants Lawmakers To Have Access To Encrypted Messaging
July 23, 2019  |  Security & Fraud

William Barr, U.S. attorney general, made lengthy comments on Tuesday (July 23) about encrypted messaging and the need for law enforcement to have access to...

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ABN AMRO, Qutech Link Up To Improve Banking Security
ABN AMRO, Qutech Link Up To Improve Banking Security
July 15, 2019  |  Security & Fraud

As computers become more and more powerful and start to utilize quantum technology, today’s security measures, like encryption, will increasingly be at risk, according to...

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Google Releases Open Source Cryptographic Tool
Google Releases Open Source Cryptographic Tool
June 19, 2019  |  Google

Google has released an open source cryptographic tool called Private Join and Compute that allows for different datasets to calculate a result, while not revealing...

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India Wants WhatsApp To Make Messages Traceable
India Wants WhatsApp To Make Messages Traceable
June 18, 2019  |  Regulation

India is asking messaging service WhatsApp to put a digital fingerprint on every message sent by the service, but without breaking the encryption, according to...

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Apple Announces CryptoKit For Digital Wallet Developers
Apple Announces CryptoKit For Digital Wallet Developers
June 05, 2019  |  Apple

Apple has announced the launch of CryptoKit, a Swift API that will perform basic cryptographic functions for its iOS 13 software release, according to a...

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New Twitter Tools Enhance Privacy Protection
New Twitter Tools Enhance Privacy Protection
March 08, 2019  |  Security & Fraud

Twitter announced an update to its abuse reporting functions that will allow its users to specify personal information issues. “We want to move faster in reviewing...

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Zuckerberg Says Facebook To Embrace Private Messaging
Zuckerberg Says Facebook To Embrace Private Messaging
March 06, 2019  |  Facebook

Social media giant Facebook will embrace what CEO Mark Zuckerberg has termed “privacy-focused” communications marked by encrypted services, the executive said in a blog post...

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