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Skype adds encrypted chat option for all users

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month 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 • 2 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 4 months ago

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

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 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 • 9 months ago

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