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Apple’s AirTag Launch Called ‘Shameful’ by EFF Cybersecurity Director

In a recent interview with National Public Radio, Eva Galperin, Director of Cybersecurity at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), said the selection of security and privacy safeguards Apple chose to bring the AirTag to market with last year was "shameful" (via Apple 3.0: Philip Elmer‑DeWitt). Apple launched the AirTag for $29 USD ($39 CAD) in April...

Apple Working to Encrypt Email Between Providers

Apple is working to encrypt email between providers, as the company has informed the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) after the latter published a report on how tech companies stack up on encryption. The EFF has surveyed big tech companies, asking them what kind of encryption they’ve been using, and compared it to the five steps...

EFF Gives Apple ‘6-Star’ Privacy Rating Against U.S. Government Data Requests

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published their Who Has Your Back? 2014: Protecting Your Data From Government Requests report, which summarizes how various tech companies handle your private data when it comes to government data requests: We entrust our most sensitive, private, and important information to technology companies like Google, Facebook, and Verizon. Collectively, these companies...