The author of the popular free email encryption software used by whistleblower Edward Snowden has finally received a six-figure pay day after more than 17 years of maintaining the code on diminishing donations.
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From productivity to email to operating systems to mobile to hardware, David Gewirtz is no longer actively using Microsoft products. He's not a Microsoft hater. The transition just happened organically as he adopted products that better served his needs.
Microsoft has purchased email startup Acompli, which makes iOS and Android mobile e-mail applications, for an undisclosed amount.
BlackBerry's encryption efforts were years before Apple and Google's recent move to secure device data. NSA's chief lawyer said things didn't turn out so well for the former mobile giant.
The older cellular encryption can be cracked by the National Security Agency, leaked documents previously showed. An upgrade to that security could make eavesdropping a lot harder.
Apple's and Google's encryption plans have not gone down well with US law enforcement, and the agency's director says the companies are leading us down a dark path.
Around 76,000 users of Mozilla's developer network have had their email addresses posted to a publicly accessible server, with 4,000 users also having their salted and hashed passwords revealed as well.
As Apple works on its promise to improve the iCloud email service's security, an outage has affected some users.
Silent Circle has launched an encrypted IP voice calling service in 79 countries, with a particular focus on hooking enterprise customers.
Secure email startup ProtonMail is facing questions over its legality after PayPal froze its account -- as well as over $285,000 in crowdfunding donations.
Password hashes, email address stolen from third-party forum site less than week after DDoS attack
The Internet giant tries to convey to users that many emails are not secure once it leaves Google's hands.
Microsoft's app for Android users to access their free email service gives the impression that it encrypts email, but doesn't actually do it.
A researcher has reported to Apple that email attachments stored on an iOS device are not encrypted at rest, contrary to Apple's claims.
With the multitudes of accounts we have to deal with for email, social networking and other applications that require password authentication, we need a better solution.
AV-Test.org's latest comparison of security suites for Android have many products with very high scores. Among the best, the difference is in a comparison of features and capabilities for the enterprise.
The new case comes just months after another report of the widespread theft of email credentials.
Perhaps the greatest weakness of password managers is that they can't work directly with mobile apps. That changed recently when LastPass announced support for app autofill on Android.
T-Mobile hasn't been much of a loyal pal to BlackBerry, but then again the device maker needs to produce a hit instead of worrying about rallying customer outrage over the carrier's email campaign encouraging a swap to the iPhone.
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