WhatsApp Windows application permits alteration of messages before they're sent out.
The U.S. attorney general and FBI director want tech companies to provide encryption backdoors. But security experts don't think that's realistic.
WhatsApp and other consumer-grade encryption threaten public safety because cops can't crack them, U.S. top cop says, adding that It's time for Big Tech to provide a solution.
Government officials want tech companies to put backdoors in encrypted communications apps — and may turn to Congress to make it happen.
GrayKey devices have been used by police to unlock iPhones, but iOS 12 may be putting an end to that.
If you think your files are safe because you use Microsoft’s BitLocker or Apple’s FileVault to encrypt your hard drive, you might be wrong.
FBI Director Wray argued against unbreakable encryption, saying law enforcement would always need the ability to access data no matter what.
Manhattan district attorney argues that Apple and Google should weaken smartphone encryption so they, but not police, can decrypt devices.
Facebook Messenger's new Secret Conversations feature, now available to a select few users, will get a full release in September.
Security flaws in the global phone network affect secure messaging when adding new devices, which hackers can now do in your name.
A bill circulating in the U.S. Senate would force companies like Apple to cooperate with police, and might ban strong encryption altogether.
The FBI has successfully accessed the data on the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone and no longer needs Apple's help.
Tuesday's hearing to decide whether Apple has to unlock a dead terrorist's iPhone is canceled after a third party offers to help the FBI.
Images, videos shared over Apple's encrypted iMessage service can be stolen, but that shouldn't affect security of stored iPhone data.
Gmail will alert users to spoofed email addresses, which threaten security, and unencrypted messages, which undermine privacy.
A recently discovered (and already patched) flaw in Blackphone's Silent Text app would have let attackers snoop on messages and more.
Encrypted messaging app Wickr has launched a new photo-sharing feature, letting users create feeds of self-destructing photos.
The British Prime Minster wants to ban any encryption that can't be accessed by the country's security agencies.
A doozy of a new ransomware campaign uses top-notch elliptic-curve encryption to lock up victims' files, and spreads via malicious ads.
The latest form of encrypting ransomware holds victims' computer files for ransom -- but offers to unlock one 'hostage' file for free.
Your favorite messaging apps aren't protecting your data, according to a study by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
A Knox-out blow? A researcher claims Samsung Knox for Android devices isn't nearly as secure as the company claims.
FBI Director James Comey told a Washington audience that the privacy features of Android and iOS devices would let criminals go free.
Email sent to and from iCloud servers just got more secure, as Apple has started in-transit message encryption.
Invisible.im is designed to be an anonymous, encrypted messaging platform for journalists and sources looking to communicate securely.
The NSA can't crack the Tor anonymizing Internet protocol, according to documents newly released by The Guardian.
Sometimes, you may want to send a secure email. Learn about the different types of encrypted email and the pros and cons of encryption.
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