A measure of how much the coronavirus pandemic has spooked people can be gauged from the lack of any outcry over the plans announced by Google and Apple for developing technology that can be used for contact-tracing.
Victoria's information commissioner Sven Bluemmel has raised the possibility that a one-off hack, created to satisfy a demand by law enforcement that access be provided to a particular device, could well end up being re-used with modifications, resulting in a situation which the draft encryption bill has pledged to avoid - systemic weaknesses.
A court in the US has ensured that the public will never know whom the FBI contacted to gain access to data on an iPhone 5C belonging to a terrorist or how much the agency paid for the job.
Thanks for this story, Peter. I'm surprised this announcement hasn't received more attention, given the exceptional value available from MVNOs.[…]
Well, fwiw, I found myself agreeing with the initial postings of both Philip A and DevMac. What the issue seems[…]
I am far from an expert, but I try to read and understand the experts' viewpoints. In relation to breaking[…]
This sounds a bit like a case of "Big Brother" is watching you.If it goes ahead we need to ensure[…]