Tech Industry Told ‘Privacy Is Not Absolute’ End-to-End Encryption ‘Should Be Rare’

Tech Industry Told ‘Privacy Is Not Absolute’ End-to-End Encryption ‘Should Be Rare’

Tech Industry Told ‘Privacy Is Not Absolute’ End-to-End Encryption ‘Should Be Rare’ An international network of intelligence agencies has told the tech industry that ‘privacy is not an absolute’ and that the use of end-to-end encryption ‘should be rare’ … The statements were made in a joint communiqué and statement of principles following a Read more…

SNOWDEN SAYS AASHAAR PROGRAM IS LIKE A MASS SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM IN TODAY’S TIMES

He added that the Indian government should ensure criminal penalty for those who misuse Aadhaar. American whistleblower Edward Snowden has equated the Indian government’s Aadhaar programme to a “a mass surveillance system” and said the scheme would “create systemisation of society”. If the government was serious about implementing the scheme Read more…

Hack causes pacemakers to deliver life-threatening shocks

HACK CAUSES PACEMAKERS TO DELIVER LIFE THREATENING SHOCKS

Researchers criticize device-maker Medtronic for slow response Life-saving pacemakers manufactured by Medtronic don’t rely on encryption to safeguard firmware updates, a failing that makes it possible for hackers to remotely install malicious wares that threaten patients’ lives, security researchers said Thursday. At the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, Read more…