Facebook testing encrypted chat backups

Onur Dogman | Lightrocket | Getty Images Meta, formerly Facebook, announced plans on Thursday to test a new secure storage feature for backups of users’ end-to-end encrypted chats on Messenger. The announcement comes after Facebook turned over Messenger chat stories to Nebraska police as part of an investigation into an alleged illegal abortion. Meta spokesperson … Read more

Castro asks FBI to probe police response

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) speaks at a press conference on immigration on Capitol Hill on November 18, 2021 in Washington, DC. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images Texas Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro on Thursday asked the FBI to investigate the timeline of the Uvalde elementary school massacre and the police response to it as controversy grew … Read more

Apple and FBI grilled by lawmakers on spyware from Israeli NSO Group

An Israeli woman uses her iPhone in front of the building housing the Israeli NSO group, on August 28, 2016, in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv. Jack Guez | AFP | Getty Images Two Republican lawmakers are pressing Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to provide information about spyware made by the Israeli company NSO … Read more

Tech’s Big 4 dominate earnings season, Fortune’s most admired list

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FBI chief says threat from China ‘more brazen’ than ever before

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, California, on January 31, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images The threat posed to the West by the Chinese government is “more cheeky” and harmful than ever before, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Monday night when he accused Beijing of … Read more