Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicEncryption

Topic: Encryption

How to deal with misinformation in end-to-end encrypted texts? Answer is not traceability

There is a false binary between encryption and public safety. Give users better products while protecting their texts.

Stopping the encryption tsunami with legal straws does not make a cyber power

The field of cryptography has moved forward with many innovations. One such advancement is a complex protocol called end-to-end encryption.

Govts want backdoor entry to encrypted WhatsApp texts. It can also be backdoor for hackers

Celebrity WhatsApp texts have been flashed on TV ever since the Sushant Singh Rajput case took over news. Govts do not need backdoor access to it.

Army develops WhatsApp-like app for personnel to dodge risk of communication leaks

The Secure Application for Internet supports secure voice, text and video-calling services for Android platforms over the internet. It is end-to-end encrypted. 

India & 6 countries want to see encrypted messages, but Facebook ‘will maintain’ user security

India, Japan, UK, US, Canada, Australia & NZ want access to encrypted messages for law enforcement. But Facebook says it will ‘protect people’s private info’.

Zoom to seek public feedback on app’s encryption design to address security concerns

The public review will help determine when end-to-end encryption, the highest standard of digital communications security, will be available for Zoom users.

Incentives and infrastructure — what govt can do to boost data centres in India

The Centre plans to make India a $1 trillion digital economy by 2025, which will attract countries wanting to set up data centres in India.

On Camera

YourTurn

The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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