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Google backs Apple on encryption debate as things heat up

by: Kris CarlonFebruary 18, 2016
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has come out in support of Apple CEO Tim Cook's refusal to comply with a court order demanding Apple assist the FBI with breaking the encryption on the iPhone.
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NSA can no longer collect info on your phone calls

by: Edgar CervantesNovember 29, 2015
Rest your tinfoil hats, folks (at least for a bit). Today opens a new era in North American history. One in which the NSA can no longer freely collect data on your telephone calls.
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Apple and Google Execs met in English mansion to secretly discuss government surveillance plans

by: Nirave GondhiaMay 23, 2015
Apple and Google met spy chiefs from seven countries to discuss their resistance to provide information to spy agencies and comply with government requests.
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NSA planned to use the Play Store to implant spyware on target smartphones

by: Bogdan PetrovanMay 21, 2015
When it can’t legally force its way onto private systems, the NSA does its best to sneak in – case in point, a pilot program called Irritant Horn, that saw the NSA and its allies attempt to hijack the connection between a target smartphone and the Play Store (then called Android Market).
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(Update: investigation details) Gemalto assures its SIM cards are safe following NSA security breach

by: Jimmy WestenbergFebruary 25, 2015
Dutch SIM card manufacturer Gemalto has just announced that their SIM cards are secure following the massive NSA/GCHQ security hack.
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The NSA and GCHQ hacked a SIM card maker to steal your data

by: Jimmy WestenbergFebruary 19, 2015
According to new leaked documents, the NSA and GCHQ hacked into Dutch SIM card manufacturer Gemalto's computers, stealing an immeasurable amount of encryption keys from the SIM card company.
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The U.S. government continues to claim that encryption will lead to deaths

by: William Neilson JrNovember 20, 2014
Both Google and Apple are now installing encryption schemes with their latest software.
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AT&T wants the NSA to have a warrant when asking for location data

by: William Neilson JrNovember 19, 2014
AT&T and Verizon are asked to hand over massive amounts of customer information.
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Samsung Galaxy devices on the Knox platform approved for classified use

by: William Neilson JrOctober 21, 2014
Several Samsung Galaxy devices have officially been approved by the NSA for use with classified information.
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The new version of the USA Freedom Act is a step in the right direction

by: William Neilson JrJuly 30, 2014
As expected, Senator Patrick Leahy recently introduced a new Senate version of the USA Freedom Act. This version of the bill was negotiated heavily by the White House and Senate and will block a number of activities by the NSA.
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