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Signal Messenger tests feature to encrypt sender identity along with message

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

Signal says it's beta testing a feature to encrypt the "envelope" as well as the letter it contains.

The FBI Director thinks this company found an answer to 'going dark'

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Key escrow, anyone?

Telegram zero-day used to spread cryptomining malware

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

The zero day is exploitable through the way the app's Windows client manages a Unicode character that reverses the direction of text. A JavaScript file disguised as an image file is used to deploy malware.

Facebook Messenger upgrades encrypted chat feature

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

"It's a clear step forward in bringing the benefits of secure, robust cryptography to billions of people around the world," said one former employee.

Why Jabber reigns across the Russian cybercrime underground

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Much of the Russian cybercrime underworld is an enigma, but one technology serves as a crucial common link across all of it: Jabber.

Signal's protocol gets glowing reviews in first security audit

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 years ago

Signal is widely considered the gold standard of secure encrypted messaging apps but it hasn't been subject to a fine-toothed audit. What did researchers have to say?

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