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Boeing, BlackBerry working on a smartphone that would 'self-destruct'

It sounds like something out of old spy movies, but it isn't.

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Google's work on full encryption chugs along, with Yahoo's help

Code has been migrated to GitHub to foster involvement from the wider tech community

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IronKey Workspace W700 FIPS Review: Windows To Go on one tough, secure little key drive

The first remotely manageable, FIPS 140-2 level 3 validated USB stick that can run Windows To Go. Pricey, but nicely done.

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Android Lollipop's default encryption devastates storage performance, tests show

Is your new Nexus 6 not as snappy as it should be? The default encryption feature may be to blame.

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How to encrypt sensitive data? Put it in an encrypted container

We all have files that we'd rather not share with hackers and thieves (and maybe even our spouses). Here's how to put them in a place where no one else can open them.

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Android Lollipop's new security features will help protect users, but only if they use them

We talked to an expert about whether the new version of Android will help squash the operating system's unsavory reputation.

Secretive, unblockable Verizon perma-cookies kick up privacy concerns

Verizon is messing with your web traffic sent via its wireless network, and that has security researchers troubled.

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Fix for critical 'POODLE' attack against SSL 3.0 could break Web for Internet Explorer 6

Experts say that SSL 3.0 should be disabled even though some legacy products still use it.

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Microsoft takes the hassle out of Office 365 email encryption

The Office 365 Message Encryption service no longer requires that email recipients have a Microsoft user account to view messages

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Unlike Google, Bing gives no rankings boost for encrypted websites

Bing will treat websites that use HTTPS the same as ones that don't.