UK newspaper The Guardian recently broke a story that the NSA has been empowered by a secret order issued by the foreign intelligence court directing Verizon Communications, a mobile phone provider with 98.9 million wireless customers to turn over all its call records for a three-month period. The Washington Post closely followed this article suggesting that the…

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Apple’s iMessage app appears to be giving the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency real problems because they are not able to trace and track text message conversations lie conventional SMS. When Apple’s iMessage was announced in mid-2011, Cupertino said it would use “secure end-to-end encryption” and sure enough messages sent between two Apple devices are encrypted communication and cannot be intercepted.  iMessage protocol is actually on Apple push notifications (APNS) – a proprietary protocol. An…

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