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Pattern passwords on your phone

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Facial recognition, fingerprints and iris scanning have all joined PINs, passcodes and swipe patterns. But which should you be using? Along with passcodes, passwords and patterns, smartphone manufacturers are now implementing biometric security processes such as Face ID and iris scanning onto Android and iOS devices to give users a quicker, more convenient way of […]

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Ploy to Break Encryption

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This is part one of a four-part series where security expert Jon Callas breaks down the fatal flaws of a recent proposal to add a secret user — the government — to our encrypted conversations. Twenty-five years ago, the FBI decided it needed a surveillance system built into the nation’s telephone network to enable it to listen […]