Tag Archives: encryption

Secret Code Found in Juniper’s Firewalls Shows Risk of Government Backdoors

ENCRYPTION BACKDOORS HAVE been a hot topic in the last few years—and the controversial issue got even hotter after the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, when it dominated media headlines. It even came up during this week’s Republican presidential candidate debate. But despite all the attention focused on backdoors lately, no one noticed that someone had quietly installed backdoors three years ago in a core piece of networking equipment used to protect corporate and government systems around the world.

Continue reading Secret Code Found in Juniper’s Firewalls Shows Risk of Government Backdoors

Americans Value Privacy But Don’t Trust Tech Companies To Provide It

Americans want privacy as much as ever—but in the digital age, most of us think it’s a lost cause. That, at least, is the depressing takeaway from a new Pew report, which shows that our faith in digital service providers (and ourselves) to protect our data is abysmally low.

Continue reading Americans Value Privacy But Don’t Trust Tech Companies To Provide It