data encryption

EU Committee Proposes Banning Backdoors and Enforcing Data Encryption

The European Union has long been one region which has done more than most to protect the data and online privacy of its citizens. Now, a European parliamentary committee has proposed a ban on backdoors that allow governments to access encrypted communications. According to a new report from Engadget, European members of Parliament are calling for...

Apple’s CareKit Adds End-To-End Encryption With Integration of Tresorit’s ZeroKit

Apple’s CareKit, designed to allow patients to share health data from an app on their iPhone with the physicians treating them, is now integrated with security firm Tresorit’s ZeroKit, which provides end-to-end encryption of users’ account credentials and their health data to the cloud. According to a press release on Apple’s CareKit blog, Tresorit’s ZeroKit security technology […]

Leaked Documents Show How Much iPhone Data Cellebrite Can Access

State police departments in the U.S. have spent millions of dollars on phone cracking technology from the Israeli firm Cellebrite. Now, leaked documents show just how much the forensic tool can access. Cellebrite is an Israeli forensic research tool that allows its users to crack cellphones, or more specifically the retrieval of mobile data. The […]