Do I Really Need To Encrypt Every File on My Computer?

It’s great that you’re thinking about protecting your files, with all kinds of snoops out there (from big government to identity thieves). You’re right, though—you don’t need to protect every single file you store or send (especially the MP3s). Financial records are the obvious types…

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US and UK ‘Crack Online Encryption’

US and UK intelligence have reportedly cracked the encryption codes protecting the emails, banking and medical records of hundreds of millions of people. Disclosures by leaker Edward Snowden allege the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s GCHQ successfully decoded key online security protocols….