FBI chief rekindles debate over unbreakable encryption

The cat and mouse game of security versus privacy continues as FBI Director Christopher Wray calls out unbreakable encryption as an “urgent public safety issue.”

Throughout the past year, the FBI took possession of thousands of electronic devices. Approximately 7,800 devices were deemed impenetrable due to modern encryption techniques. Even though the FBI had the legal right to attempt forced entry into devices under their control, improved safeguards proved to be working exactly as intended.

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Source: Tech Spot