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Signal wants to protect protesters’ privacy with new face-blurring feature
Use of Signal has surged since George Floyd's killing.
Google researcher beefs up iMessage security by demonstrating clickless exploit
Google's Samuel Gross poked holes in some conventional wisdom around iOS.
Fake Telegram app on more than 100,000 phones infected U.S., UAE Androids
The Android malware pushed fake prizes to generate click fraud. The program’s developers borrowed open-source code from the real Telegram app.
WhatsApp adds biometric feature to help protect messages
Even end-to-end encryption can’t protect WhatsApp users’ messages if someone has physical control of their device — a problem this update should help solve.
Telegram zero-day used to spread cryptomining malware
Facebook Messenger upgrades encrypted chat feature
"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.