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Google now encrypts its emails for better security

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 14:42

"Your email is important to you, and making sure it stays safe and always available is important to us," said Nicolas Lidzborski, Gmail Security Engineering chief.

Google encrypts Gmail to stop snooping

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 14:57

In order to stop snooping by the government, Google has beefed up the security of Gmail by encrypting all the emails that a user either sends or receive.

Google says Gmail encrypted `starting today`

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:07

Google said Thursday its popular Gmail service would use encryption to thwart snooping, in the latest move by the tech sector reassuring customers following revelations about US surveillance programs.

Apple says security flaw could allow hackers to beat iPhone encryption

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 11:53

A major flaw in Apple Inc software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said in a Friday afternoon announcement.

Google chairman says `encrypting everything` could end China`s censorship, stop NSA snooping

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 14:14

Google`s chairman Eric Schmidt has reportedly said that encryption is the key to many of Internet`s modern-day problems, including opening up countries with strict censorship laws.

Yahoo begins automatic email encryption to thwart govt snooping

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 15:09

Internet giant Yahoo has reportedly started automatic encryption of emails in a bid to thwart government surveillance as revealed in the controversial NSA leaks.

BitTorrent rolls out secure chat service following NSA leaks

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 19:04

BitTorrent has reportedly announced a secure chat service that would only a message`s sender and receiver to see the content irrespective of whether it is encrypted or not.

After Google, Microsoft to encrypt data across networks to thwart govt. snooping

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 13:02

After Google and Yahoo, Microsoft is reportedly set to encrypt all the data flowing through its networks in a bid to thwart government surveillance.

Twitter toughens encryption to thwart snooping

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 16:49

Twitter has used an `impossible` mathematical problem to protect its users from electronic snooping.

Google's Schmidt predicts end of censorship within a decade

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:50

Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt has a bold prediction: Censorship around the world could end in a decade, and better use of encryption will help people overcome government surveillance.

Yahoo! to encrypt all user data by March 2014

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 23:18

Internet giant Yahoo! has said it will encrypt all the data flowing between its data centres globally by end of March 2014, a move aimed at assuring users about the safety of their personal information.

Google beefs up user data encryption amidst NSA 'snoop-op' revelations

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 18:07

Google is reportedly encrypting the huge amount of data that flows through its data centers around the world following the NSA secret surveillance revelations.