Tags WhatsApp

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.

Encryption debate is a top focus at Five Eyes meeting

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 9 months ago

"I will raise the need to address ongoing challenges posed by terrorists and criminals using encryption," says George Brandis, Australia's attorney general.

WhatsApp and Telegram vulnerabilities allowed attackers to hijack accounts

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The vulnerability impacted only the web versions of these apps.

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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