Texas Shooter’s Phone Encrypted

The FBI cannot access a cellphone belonging to the dead suspect in Sunday’s Texas shooting, a situation that could reignite the government’s debate over encryption. Source: www.threatpost.com

November 7, 2017
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Flaw Affecting MILLIONS of Encryption Keys Worse than Initially Anticipated

A flaw affecting millions of encryption keys used in some of the highest-stake security settings could be easier to exploit than originally reported and anticipated, cryptographers  have reported. View Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: Ars Technica The post Flaw Affecting MILLIONS of Encryption Keys Worse than Initially Anticipated appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

November 7, 2017
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Blackberry will Break Encryption if Needed

Blackberry CEO John Chen told Forbes that Blackberry will comply with courts on breaking their encryption if needed- and will carry out wiretaps on targets phones. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Forbes The post Blackberry will Break Encryption if Needed appeared first on IT SECURITY GURU. Source: http://www.itsecurityguru.org

October 26, 2017
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FBI failed to break into nearly 7000 mobiles due to encryption

October 23, 2017

Unless law enforcement agencies can find a way to bypass the device’s security by exploiting a software flaw, the best they can hope for is to guess a mobile phone’s passcode or to find a suspect willing to cough up. Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog. Source: https://www.grahamcluley.com

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