Encryption Apps Help White House Staffers Leak—and Maybe Break the Law

Encryption Apps Help White House Staffers Leak—and Maybe Break the Law

An encrypted chat app called Confide has taken over Capitol Hill and the White House, but what will mean for transparency? The post Encryption Apps Help White House Staffers Leak—and Maybe Break the Law appeared first on WIRED.

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A Chip Flaw Strips Away Hacking Protections for Millions of Devices

A Chip Flaw Strips Away Hacking Protections for Millions of Devices

A new attack cracks a key hacking protection known as address space layout randomization, leaving millions of computers vulnerable. The post A Chip Flaw Strips Away Hacking Protections for Millions of Devices appeared first on WIRED.

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The Best Encrypted Chat App Now Does Video Calls Too

The Best Encrypted Chat App Now Does Video Calls Too

You’re about to be able to turn on new encrypted calling features. But you may also want to turn off one that could leak your metadata. The post The Best Encrypted Chat App Now Does Video Calls Too appeared first on WIRED.

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Want Secure Elections? Then Maybe Don’t Cut Security Funding

Want Secure Elections? Then Maybe Don’t Cut Security Funding

Opinion: Dropping funding for the crucial Election Administration Commission is a particularly bad way to save money. The post Want Secure Elections? Then Maybe Don’t Cut Security Funding appeared first on WIRED.

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