More WhatsApp encryption comes to light – months after being secretly launched

In its relatively short life, the popular messaging service WhatsApp has not just become a widespread communication tool but also emerged as a bastion of cybersecurity good practice. Now, that reputation has been bolstered further still, through the encryption of backups stored in Apple’s iCloud. By making message backups more difficult for hackers and spies … Read moreMore WhatsApp encryption comes to light – months after being secretly launched

Microsoft promises to use cloud power for good

With all the stories of tax-dodging and data breaches, it’s rare to hear anything positive about the world’s biggest companies in the media these days. Microsoft appears to be doing its best to restore the balance, however. The Redmond firm recently announced plans to put its epic cloud computing power to worthy use, and promised … Read moreMicrosoft promises to use cloud power for good