Amazon Dropped Device Encryption From Fire OS Before Apple-FBI Case

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Amazon Dropped Device Encryption From Fire OS Before Apple-FBI Case

Amazon has removed the ability to encrypt data on its consumer devices in the latest update to its Fire OS operating system.

The change effectively kills local encryption on the company’s range of Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers and streaming media devices, leaving the data on these devices vulnerable to attacks and potentially accessible to thieves if the devices are stolen.

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