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reader comments 51 with 34 posters participating Share this story A number of course-altering US Supreme Court decisions last month—including the reversal of a constitutional right to abortion and the overturning of a century-old limit on certain firearms permits—have activists and average Americans around the country anticipating the fallout for rights and privacy as abortion ..

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Enlarge / Conceptual computer artwork of electronic circuitry with blue and red light passing through it, representing how data may be controlled and stored in a quantum computer. Getty Images reader comments 106 with 85 posters participating Share this story In the not-too-distant future—as little as a decade, perhaps, nobody knows exactly how long—the cryptography ..

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Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 50 with 44 posters participating Share this story In the decade since larger-than-life character Kim Dotcom founded Mega, the cloud storage service has amassed 250 million registered users and stores a whopping 120 billion files that take up more than 1,000 petabytes of storage. A key selling point ..

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reader comments 78 with 56 posters participating Share this story Google’s MVNO cell phone service, Google Fi, is getting a surprise new feature: encrypted phone calls. Encrypted voice chats via messaging apps have been available for a while, but this is the first time we’ve seen a company hijack the regular phone system for end-to-end ..

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Enlarge / The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seen at the J. Edgar Hoover building in Washington, D.C. reader comments 60 with 37 posters participating Share this story For three weeks during the REvil ransomeware attack this summer, the FBI secretly withheld the key that would have decrypted data and computers ..

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Enlarge / An anti-government graffiti that reads in Farsi “Death to the dictator” is sprayed at a wall north of Tehran on September 30, 2009. Getty Images reader comments 95 with 65 posters participating Share this story Amid ever-increasing government Internet control, surveillance, and censorship in Iran, a new Android app aims to give Iranians ..

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Enlarge / On-disk encryption is a complex topic, but this article should give you a solid handle on OpenZFS’ implementation. reader comments 48 with 25 posters participating, including story author Share this story One of the many features OpenZFS brings to the table is ZFS native encryption. First introduced in OpenZFS 0.8, native encryption allows ..

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reader comments 46 with 30 posters participating Share this story OpenSSL, the most widely used software library for implementing website and email encryption, has patched a high-severity vulnerability that makes it easy for hackers to completely shut down huge numbers of servers. OpenSSL provides time-tested cryptographic functions that implement the Transport Layer Security protocol, the ..

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reader comments 104 with 60 posters participating Share this story A US grand jury has indicted the CEO of a Canadian company that sells encrypted phones, alleging that he and an associate violated racketeering and drug laws. On Friday, the federal grand jury “returned an indictment against the Chief Executive Officer and an associate of the ..

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Enlarge / Uberwachung, Symbolbild, Datensicherheit, Datenhoheit Westend61 | Getty Images reader comments 75 with 53 posters participating Share this story Lawmakers and law enforcement agencies around the world, including in the United States, have increasingly called for backdoors in the encryption schemes that protect your data, arguing that national security is at stake. But new ..

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