After TrueCrypt mysteriously discontinued itself, VeraCrypt became the most popular open source disk encryption software used by activists, journalists, and privacy conscious people.
Due to the huge popularity of VeraCrypt, security researchers from the OSTIF (The Open Source Technology Improvement Fund) announced at the beginning of this month that it had agreed to audit VeraCrypt
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have waged legal war on encryption and privacy technologies.
You may have heard many news stories about the legal battle between Apple and the FBI over unlocking an iPhone that belonged to the San Bernardino shooter. However, that was just one battle in a much larger fight.
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Now, in an effort to make its iPhone surveillance-and-hack
Just last month, DARPA launched a project dubbed “Improv,” inviting hackers to transform simple household appliances into deadly weapons.
Now, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is finding someone in the private sector to develop a hacker-proof “secure messaging and transaction platform” for the U.S. military.
Darpa wants researchers to create a secure messaging and transaction
Hacking Team – the infamous Italy-based spyware company that had more than 400 GB of its confidential data stolen last year – is facing another trouble.
This time not from other hackers, but from its own government.
Hacking Team is infamous for selling surveillance spyware to governments and intelligence agencies worldwide, but now it may not be allowed to do so, as the Italian export