In wake of Nova Scotia killings, Toronto police asked to review public access to uniforms and equipment

In the wake of last month’s deadly Nova Scotia shooting rampage, the Toronto police board has asked the force to review if there are any “vulnerabilities” that could allow a member of the public to access officer uniforms or equipment. As part of a review of the “critical issues” highlighted by the April tragedy, the […]

Facebook rejects Attorney General Barr’s plea for ‘backdoor’ access to encrypted messages

Facebook has rejected Attorney General William Barr’s plea for the social-media giant to help law-enforcement officials more easily access encrypted messages. Giving authorities a “backdoor” into such protected messages would only create a vulnerability for others to exploit, the heads of Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger services told Barr and his counterparts in the United Kingdom […]