Quantum computing will reveal old secrets once thought to be forever secure. What then?
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The spotlight on cryptanalysis obscures both fantastic pro-social uses of quantum computing and an array of dangerous bad uses.
Client-side scanning poses serious technical risks, and there is little that prevents such systems from being repurposed to scan for other types of targeted content.
In developing a system for preventing the spread of child sexual abuse material that involves scanning the material of all those using certain apps, Apple is acclimatizing the idea of bulk surveillance.
The Chinese government’s efforts to disincentivize encryption—to allow for censorship and surveillance—have created a vulnerable online environment.
The Justice Department released a statement on the challenges end-to-end encryption poses to public safety. The joint statement includes the signatures of ministers from the Five Eyes Alliance and the governments of India and Japan.
The idea—which aims to develop systems to scan photographs and messages before they are sent or received by users—is attractive, but it has far too many technical, legal and policy uncertainties to be ripe for adoption at this time.
NSO Group filed a motion to dismiss WhatsApp’s lawsuit over the alleged hacking of 1,400 cellphones running the WhatsApp application. The motion to dismiss involved one curious claim: NSO claimed derivative sovereign immunity from suit.
Lawmakers have made significant and welcome revisions to the draft bill limiting Section 230 immunity in cases of child-exploitation material.
In a Wall Street Journal article, a senior Huawei official acknowledged the company has a significant capability.