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  • US government wants Facebook to break encryption in Messenger app

    ​The U.S. government is trying to force Facebook to break the encryption in its popular Messenger app so law enforcement may listen to a suspect's voice conversations in a criminal probe, three people briefed on the case said, resurrecting the issue of whether companies can be compelled to alter their products to enable surveillance.

    Written by Reuters20 Aug. 18 09:15
  • Government backs new U.S. cloud law

    The Australian government has backed the United States Congress’ CLOUD Act which enables American law enforcement agencies like the FBI to access data, with a warrant, that is stored on servers in the U.S. or overseas.

    Written by Byron Connolly08 April 18 17:36
  • 350 Deloitte customers affected by cyber hack: report

    A hack at global accounting firm Deloitte disclosed in September compromised a server with emails of some 350 clients, including U.S. government agencies and large corporations, the Guardian reported on Tuesday.

    Written by Reuters11 Oct. 17 11:30