Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday July 08, 2015

Encryption Backdoors For Cops Put Internet Security At Risk

What? No more internet backdoors for law enforcement? I guess we should shut down the FBI because they can't do their job. I don't want to sound like a dick but how did the FBI catch crooks before the internet? roll eyes (sarcastic)

Law enforcement chiefs have been warning that the trend towards using strong encryption is making it much harder for them to disrupt criminal plots or investigate crimes because they cannot eavesdrop on online conversations anymore. Only this week the director of the FBI James Comey warned: "There is simply no doubt that bad people can communicate with impunity in a world of universal strong encryption."