Mueller has gotten witnesses to turn over their phones so his team can access encrypted messages: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller has successfully gotten multiple witnesses in his probe to turn over their phones so that he and his team can have access to messages that they sent and received over encrypted… Read More

Paul Manafort tried to hide from the feds using encrypted WhatsApp—but he forgot about iCloud — Quartz

Special counsel Robert Mueller has accused Donald Trump’s former campaign chief Paul Manafort of witness tampering. Manafort allegedly tried to hide his communications with potential witnesses using the encrypted messaging apps WhatsApp and Telegram, but… Read More

Facebook’s data sharing with Chinese companies concerns Washington

Mark Zuckerberg survived questions about Russia’s election-meddling largely unscathed. But the N.Y. Times’ revelation that Facebook knowingly granted four Chinese electronics companies (including Huawei, which U.S. intelligence officials see as a potential national security threat)… Read More

Google sued for ‘clandestine tracking’ of 4.4m UK iPhone users’ browsing data | Technology | The Guardian

Google is being sued in the high court for as much as £3.2bn for the alleged “clandestine tracking and collation” of personal information from 4.4 million iPhone users in the UK. The collective action is… Read More