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Facebook Messenger now lets you encrypt your chat; here's how to do it

Facebook Messenger now lets you encrypt your chat; here's how to do it

Facebook will let you encrypt your chats on Messenger so that it's just between you and your friend

Indulge in “Secret Conversations” on Facebook soon!

Indulge in “Secret Conversations” on Facebook soon!

The tech giant announced that this feature would be called 'secret conversations' and can only be read by the sender and the recipient exclusively.

Facebook strengthens WhatsApp's encryption in wake of iPhone case

Facebook strengthens WhatsApp's encryption in wake of iPhone case

Facebook on Tuesday announced it had bolstered the default encryption settings for the more than one billion users of its popular WhatsApp messaging service so that all messages will now be accessible only to the sender and recipient.

FBI defends stand against Apple on encryption

FBI chief James Comey on Tuesday defended his agency`s efforts to force Apple to help unlock an iPhone in the San Bernardino attacks probe.

Encryption policy: Govt trying to restrict internet freedom?

The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) recently released the draft of the National Encryption Policy seeking methods of data encryption of data and communications used by the government, businesses, and even citizens.

Encryption policy: Govt trying to restrict internet freedom?- Part II

The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) recently released the draft of the National Encryption Policy seeking methods of data encryption of data and communications used by the government, businesses, and even citizens.

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The Draft National Encryption Policy: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

The Draft National Encryption Policy: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY) recently released the draft of the National Encryption Policy seeking methods of data encryption of data and communications used by the government, businesses, and even citizens.

Encryption policy: Deleting WhatsApp messages could become illegal

According to the government of India's new encryption policy, deleting WhatsApp messages before 90 days could be an illegal move.

Encryption policy: Govt may want you to keep video record of your bedroom activities, says Manish Tewari

Former information and broadcasting minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday slammed a draft National Encryption Policy which makes it compulsory to store in plain text every message for 90 days from the date of transaction.

US warns encryption hampering anti-terror fight

US law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that criminals and terror suspects would benefit from stronger data encryption, and called for service providers to retain access to such protected data.

Tech firms `will win` encryption battle: Google chief

Technology firms will ultimately prevail in their efforts to use strong encryption on devices that cannot be accessed by the government, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday.

US, UK for encryption of online services to track terrorists

Terming the cyber threat as one of the most serious national security challenges, US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron have asked for encryption of online services by private companies to maintain both people's privacy and help track down terrorists.

Google set to improve users` security, privacy with easy high-end encryption

Google is working to improve users` security by making high-end encryption easy, while Apple is set to add privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo to their next OS.

Google says Gmail encrypted `starting today`

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.

BitTorrent rolls out secure chat service following NSA leaks

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

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

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

Google's Schmidt predicts end of censorship within a decade

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.