Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).

×

+ - Google Speeding Up New Encryption Project After Latest Snowden Leaks-> 3

Submitted by coolnumbr12
coolnumbr12 (2889243) writes "In a new leak published by the Guadrian, New York Times and ProPublica, Edward Snowden revealed new secret programs by the NSA and GCHQ to decrypt programs designed to keep information private online. In response to NSA’s Bullrun and GCHQ’s Edgehill, Google said it has accelerated efforts to build new encryption software that is impenetrable to the government agencies.

Google has not provided details on its new encryption efforts, but did say it would be “end-to-end,” meaning that all servers and fiber-optic lines involved in delivering information will be encrypted."

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Google Speeding Up New Encryption Project After Latest Snowden Leaks

Comments Filter:
  • Goolge already complies, and rather willingly to the government spying.
    How can they possibly claim what they are working on does not have a back door, or bugs they are unwilling to fix to allow access to cia, nsa, and other agencies?
    It is sad i have been proven right after years of saying 'be suspicious of all publicly available encryption.'
    Has it really gotten to the point that if you want secure encryption you have to make your own?

    • by russotto (537200)

      If you make your own you're toast. The best you can do is open source encryption that you've personally and separately had vetted by experts from three different power blocs.

    • by AHuxley (892839)
      Yes plain text part is decoded anyway. If you attach an encoded message, your ip and message data is still useful.
      The caring about the trip side is good but will undo the past news.

You are lost in the Swamps of Despair.

Working...