Scientist Ed Gerck claims to have cracked RSA-2048 encryption using quantum computing, but security experts demand proof, while the tech industry prepares for a shift to post-quantum cryptography.
The EU Parliament's main political groups have agreed on a draft law to prevent the online spread of child sexual abuse material, focusing on detection and reporting, with provisions for encryption and age verification.
The UK government has backed down on enforcing a “spy clause” in the Online Safety Bill, a move welcomed by tech companies and privacy activists.
As the EU considers a new law requiring screening of encrypted messages for child abuse content, internal legal advice has raised doubts about its lawfulness.
EDPB and EDPS issued a joint opinion condemning the proposed EU legislation to combat the dissemination of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM).
A senior MEP within the European Parliament has accused the EU of trying to bring in “mass surveillance” with a new law controlling private online chats.