end to end encryption

encryption

Slack Doesn’t Have End-to-End Encryption Because Your Boss Doesn’t Want It

A former Slack employee and the company's current chief information security officer say that Slack's paying customers aren't that interested in end-to-end encryption.
Joseph Cox
10.16.18
crypto

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: We’re Very Committed to Encryption in WhatsApp

During a Senate hearing, Sandberg said Facebook, which owns WhatsApp, is still using end-to-end encryption, but did leave room for potential changes.
Joseph Cox
9.5.18
internet censorship

After Google and Amazon Drop Anti-Censorship Support, Wickr Steps In

On Thursday, Wickr announced that paying, and soon free, users will be able to route their Wickr traffic through a network used to circumvent internet censorship, which could be useful for users in Iran, Russia, or perhaps China.
Joseph Cox
8.23.18
OPSEC 101

Paul Manafort’s Terrible Encrypted Messaging OPSEC Got Him Additional Charges

Don’t commit crimes. But if you do, don’t back up the evidence of your crimes to Apple or Google’s cloud, where it doesn’t matter that the evidence was originally end-to-end encrypted.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.5.18
encrypt all the things

You Can Finally Encrypt Slack Messages So Your Boss Can't Read Them

'Shhlack' allows you to send end-to-end encrypted messages within the popular chat app.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.3.18
security

After DNC Hack, Staffers Told to Use 'Snowden-Approved' App, Signal

Signal isn't only for scrappy hacktivists and privacy wonks.
Janus Kopfstein
8.27.16
News

Why It's Harder To Encrypt Facebook Messenger Than WhatsApp

It’s not as easy as a flip of a switch.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.8.16
video

This Video Perfectly Explains The Encryption Debate

Let stick figures tell you why you should care about encryption.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.14.16
motherboard show

Congress's New Encryption Bill Just Leaked, And It's As Bad As Experts Imagined

Congress once again ignores experts’ warnings with bill that force companies to create backdoors.
Janus Kopfstein
4.8.16
Opinion

'Leaked' Burr-Feinstein Encryption Bill Is a Threat to American Privacy

Every service, person, human rights worker, protester, reporter, company—the list goes on—will be easier to spy on.
Sean Vitka
4.8.16
Facebook

WhatsApp's Encryption Was Funded By Same Members of Congress Trying to Weaken It

Don't just thank WhatsApp for turning on encryption—thank Congress for funding it.
Janus Kopfstein
4.5.16
News

The Dream Of Usable Email Encryption Is Still A Work In Progress

After public announcements two years ago, Google and Yahoo still working on their plugin for easy-to-use email encryption.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.25.16
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