US Congressional Committee Concludes Encryption Backdoors Won’t Work

“Any measure that weakens encryption works against the national interest,” reports a bipartisan committee in the U.S. Congress.

Yahoo’s billion-user database reportedly sold on the Dark Web for just $300,000

New York Times reports that a billion-user database was sold on the Dark Web last August for $300,000.—nyt

Facebook Stops Collecting WhatsApp User Data in Europe After Government Pressure

Facebook has stopped collecting WhatsApp user data across Europe, bowing to pressure from privacy watchdogs across the continent.