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Microsoft adopts Signal's encryption protocol for new private conversation mode

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The Microsoft-backed messaging software will use Signal's encryption protocol to protect chats, file exchanges and recorded audio messages from one user's machine to the other.

Flaw in WhatsApp and Signal exposes group chats to 'extremely difficult' hacks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The problems are important to know about but require complete control of a WhatsApp server and are "very difficult" to pull off.

Private firm puts $500K bounty on Signal, WhatsApp zero-day vulnerabilities

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

Supply is down and demand is up, driving the price of certain zero-day vulnerabilities skyward.

Back in America with a black eye, Silent Circle rebuilds with focus on software

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

With relatively little fanfare and following significant financial losses, the mobile security firm is now headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.

WikiLeaks dump does not say CIA compromised Signal or WhatsApp

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The reports show that the CIA targets devices, and apps have not been compromised.

Women's March faces hacking, surveillance threats ahead of planned protests

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Lead organizers have been fending off phishing attempts and have moved to private encrypted communication channels to protect the thousands of people expected to take part in Saturday's events.

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