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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.

Security flaw in Electron impacts hundreds of desktop apps

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

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

Severe Electron framework vulnerability impacts apps like Skype and Slack

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Electron isn't widely known by the public, but it's the software that underlies some of today's most popular apps.

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years 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.

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.

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