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Motherboard:
How Canadian police intercepted and decrypted over 1M BlackBerry messages from 2010 to 2012   —  Exclusive: How Canadian Police Intercept and Read Encrypted BlackBerry Messages  —  Imagine for a moment that everybody's front door has the same key.  Now imagine that the police have a copy of that key …
Apr 14, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Matthew Keys sentenced to 24 months under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for his role in 2010 LA Times hack, must surrender to custody June 15, plans appeal   —  Former Reuters Journalist Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Hacking  —  This story has been updated throughout with further information from the sentencing.
Apr 13, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
FBI says hacking group has accessed US government networks to steal data since at least 2011   —  FBI Says a Mysterious Hacking Group Has Had Access to US Govt Files for Years  —  The feds warned that “a group of malicious cyber actors,” whom security experts believe to be the government …
Apr 10, 2016, 10:45 PMIn context
Motherboard:
DoJ asks judge to reconsider order that FBI reveal Tor exploit used in child porn sting   —  FBI Is Pushing Back Against Judge's Order to Reveal Tor Browser Exploit  —  Last month, the FBI was ordered to reveal the full malware code used to hack visitors of a dark web child pornography site.
Mar 29, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Google and Yahoo say they're still working on usable end-to-end encrypted email but decline to predict release dates   —  The Dream Of Usable Email Encryption Is Still A Work In Progress  —  Tech-savvy people have had a way to send secure email since the mid 1990s, when legendary cryptographer …
Mar 26, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
In Angola, Wikipedia Zero and Facebook Free Basics are being used to create a clandestine file sharing network   —  Angola's Wikipedia Pirates Are Exposing the Problems With Digital Colonialism  —  Wikimedia and Facebook have given Angolans free access to their websites, but not to the rest of the internet.
Mar 26, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
US Government Charges Three Suspected Members of Infamous Syrian Electronic Army   —  On Tuesday, the Department of Justice (DoJ) unsealed myriad computer hacking charges against three men for their alleged links to the hacking group Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).
Mar 23, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Microsoft says it has never given disk encryption keys to a US government agency, despite backing up recovery keys to cloud since 2013   —  Microsoft: We Store Disk Encryption Keys, But We've Never Given Them to Cops  —  Microsoft says it has never helped police investigators unlock …
Mar 11, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Nicholas Deleon / Motherboard:
MIT researchers develop Polaris, a software framework that they say can make web pages load up to 34% faster   —  MIT May Have Just Given the Web a Huge Speed Boost  —  An open source tool may help tame the hobbled mess of autoplaying videos and advertising trackers that is the modern web.
Mar 10, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Amazon quietly removed support for device encryption in the latest version of Fire OS, which powers its tablets and phones   —  Amazon Quietly Removes Encryption Support from its Gadgets  —  While Apple is fighting the FBI in court over encryption, Amazon quietly disabled the option …
Mar 3, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context

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