Apple backed down to avoid further disputes with law enforcement and over fears customers could be completely locked out of accounts, say sources
When quantum computers arrive the Web as we know it will break. We talk to scientists cryptographers and entrepreneurs working to ensure this does not happen.
Whichever government first produces a working device that can crack public key encryption will be 'master of the world'
'There's a lot at stake in rewiring the world in terms of encryption and we all depend on getting it right'
End-to-end encryption will 'hinder or prevent' serious criminal investigations, authorities claims