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WhatsApp Now Encrypting Messages From Beginning To End

WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users’ conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.

11/18/2014

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Google Encrypting Email Amid Spying Fears

Mountain View-based Google and other companies are now automatically encrypting all email, but that doesn’t ensure confidentiality unless the recipients’ email provider also adopts the technology.

06/03/2014

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Larry Magid: Breached Trust Changes Tone At Moscone Center’s RSA Cyber-Security Conference

Our technology analyst reports there’s a bit of a difference in tone at this year’s RSA security conference being held at The Moscone Center in San Francisco this week.

02/25/2014

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Larry Magid: Online Holiday Shopping Dangers

If you’re venturing out online for some of your holiday shopping, beware. Danger lurks for those who are not careful when it comes to making online purchases with a credit card.

11/26/2013

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Tech Report: Popular Websites Stepping Up Encryption

Some of the most popular websites are stepping up their encryption efforts to stop unauthorized snooping.

11/25/2013

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Tech Report: Mozilla Updates Firefox To Encrypt Google Searches

Mozilla is releasing an updated Firefox browser that they say will make your surfing even safer. The new browser will automatically encrypt Google searches.

07/18/2012

Apple CEO Steve Jobs speaks during the Apple iPad 2 event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on March 2, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jobs To Be Deposed In Antitrust Suit Against Apple

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs, who is currently out on medical leave, will be deposed to testify in an antitrust suit related to its iPod music players and iTunes store.

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