«We’re glad those are the choices we’ve made. Today, we are launching the Signal Foundation, an emerging 501(c)(3) nonprofit created and made possible by Brian Acton, the co-founder of WhatsApp, to support, accelerate, and broaden Signal’s mission of making private communication accessible and ubiquitous. In case you missed it, Brian left WhatsApp and Facebook last year, and has been thinking about how to best focus his future time and energy on building nonprofit technology for public good.
Starting with an initial $50,000,000 in funding, we can now increase the size of our team, our capacity, and our ambitions».
The debate around encryption is too focused on one side of the security coin, in particular its potential use for criminal purposes in times of terrorism. The other side of the security coin, is that weakening encryption protections may bring even bigger dangers to national and international security
Après Yann Galut (PS) qui demande 1 million d’euros d’amende, voici Éric Ciotti qui surenchérit et demande 2 millions d’amende, et l’interdiction de la vente des téléphones, lorsque les entreprises comme Apple refusent d’apporter leur concours aux autorités pour pirater le smartphone d’un suspect.
Sheri Pym, the federal judge, has ordered Apple not to turn off its encryption but to make it easier for federal agents to randomly guess the suspects’ iPhone passcode. Apple has built a security feature into iPhones so that a phone slows down anyone trying to “brute force” his way into a phone by guessing passcode after passcode.
This report from the Berkman Center’s Berklett Cybersecurity Project offers a new perspective on the « going dark » debate from the discussion, debate, and analyses of an unprecedentedly diverse group of security and policy experts from academia, civil society, and the U.S. intelligence community.
ISIS is known to use Telegram, an ephemeral messaging service created by Vkontakte creator Pavel Durov. Telegram allows for the creation of « channels » that can be used to broadcast messages and hold group conversations with up to 200 recipients.
Dans la lignée de « sa » loi sur le numérique, dont l’avant-projet est actuellement débattu par les internautes jusqu’au 18 octobre, la secrétaire d’Etat chargée du numérique en a profité pour annoncer deux mesures concernant la protection des données personnelles.