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WhatsApp adds biometric feature to help protect messages

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

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.

Signal Messenger tests feature to encrypt sender identity along with message

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

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

Skype adds encrypted chat option for all users

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The new feature is especially noteworthy because of Skype's past reputation for allowing outside access in certain cases.

Lawmakers call on Amazon and Google to reconsider ban on domain fronting

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The technique is used to circumvent censorship and surveillance around the world.

It only took five hours to close a critical vulnerability in Signal's desktop client

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Researchers and developers working in harmony. It can be done!

Security flaw in Electron impacts hundreds of desktop apps

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

This is the second critical remote code execution vulnerability of the year for Electron.

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