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How to Encrypt and Password Protect Folders in macOS

Security enthusiasts have likely noticed that folders can’t be directly password protected in macOS. However, you can still protect your data by placing the folders and files in password-protected containers. This has the effect of protecting your folder and the files it contains with a password. You can password protect folders in macOS using the […]

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U.S. Included in Five-Country Group Claiming the Privacy of Internet Users “is Not Absolute”

The United States and the other “Five Eyes” countries are urging tech companies to build “backdoors” into their encrypted apps and services, claiming “privacy is not absolute.”Read More…

‘Five Eyes’ Governments Urge Tech Companies to Build Backdoors into Encrypted Services

Five nations including the U.S. and the U.K. have urged tech companies to comply with requests to build backdoors into their encrypted services, or potentially face legislation requiring them to do so by law.

The statement is a result of a meeting l…

Prosecutor: Suspect must give up his phone’s passcode in fatal hazing case

New Louisiana case deals with the ever-thorny question of forced decryption.

How to use Skype’s end-to-end encrypted private conversations and calls

Skype’s end-to-end encrypted Private Conversations protect your texts and calls against eavesdropping and improve privacy by hiding the contents of your chats in notifications. Here’s how to use this handy security-minded feature in Skype for iOS and macOS.