Sebastian Rotella: ISIS via WhatsAppJuly 2016
A trove of communications from ISIS plots and activity in Europe reveals a mix of direct control and improvisation and shows the crucial importance of encrypted messaging tools. “Detonate your belt in the crowds,” one message declared.
Julia Angwin: I Ramped Up My Internet Security, and You Should TooJanuary 2016
Here’s how ProPublica reporter Julia Angwin upped her defenses against hackers and spies.
Julie Angwin: The World’s Email Encryption Software Relies on One Guy, Who is Going BrokeFebruary 2015
Werner Koch’s code powers the email encryption programs around the world.
Justin Elliott: Presidential Panel Tells NSA to Stop Undermining EncryptionDecember 2013
The government agency comes under fire for its attempts to undercut the protection of privacy.