|Encryption Arms Race Escalates
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the NSA's recently revealed surveillance programs. But is encryption technology worth it?
|Tech Giants Fight To Stop NSA Spying
Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter are engaged in a costly tech arms race, with their businesses and cultures at stake. Not against one another, mind you, but a common foe: the NSA.
|'Tis the Season for Cyberscams
This holiday season is stacking up to be one of unprecedented plunder for cybergrinches. Crooks go where the money is, and cybercriminals are concentrating on mobile devices and social media.
|Twitter Beefs Up Anti-NSA Security
"Perfect forward secrecy," a cryptographic technique to keep data safe from prying eyes, is being implemented by Twitter. The firm has enabled forward secrecy for all its network traffic.