Android L will turn on data encryption by default out of the box

By Himanshu Arora · 7 replies
Sep 19, 2014
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  1. Google has confirmed that Android L, the upcoming version of its Android operating system, will have data encryption enabled by default, making it nearly impossible for law enforcement agencies to force the company to turn over personal information on the...

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  2. Greg S

    Greg S TechSpot Staff Posts: 1,071   +427

    Start encrypting cloud storage as well and store the private keys on the end user devices in encrypted storage. That way, unless you have access to the device private key, you can't get at the cloud either.
  3. Rippleman

    Rippleman TS Evangelist Posts: 814   +371

    Perfect solution for criminals
  4. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,664   +1,949

    In the words of Apple, in order to start and "think different", it would take Tim Cook's nude photos to start circulating the web. Little short of that will move the mountain to make Apple take security more seriously.

    If anybody got that kind of stuff, feel free to upload it to P2P, we need some progress there! Better still, Tim Cook and Jony Ive up-close teamwork, as they seem to be related :)
  5. "Android L will turn on data encryption by default out of the box"

    And yet, most of the article is written about Apple. Really???
  6. Non-criminals and especially criminals already knew. Now, you do too. Don't assume criminals are ignorant or stupid.
  7. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,515   +974

    It is called a comparison buddy.
  8. Fallacy logic, just because Criminals may use encryption, doesn't mean people using encryption are criminals.

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