Developers of secure messaging apps say there could be unforeseen long-range effects of anti-encryption laws in Australia and elsewhere.
The Australian Parliament has passed a new law that requires technology companies to provide access to encrypted communications.
Microsoft has made its SEAL homomorphic encryption library open source, a part of an effort to help standardize the encryption scheme.
Researchers at Radboud University have uncovered a number of serious weaknesses in self-encrypting solid-state drives.
Apple, Cisco, Mozilla, and other tech providers say a proposed law in Australia to force backdoors in encrypted services would weaken security for everyone.