Merging Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram: a technical, reputational hurdle

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2019 16:53:35 +0000

Facebook’s plan to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram will demand technical know-how and a fierce commitment to user privacy.

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A week in security (May 7 – May 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 17:18:24 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 7 – May 13, including a new zero-day for Internet Explorer, a Netflix phishing scam, a worm found in Facebook’s Messenger, and more.

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Keeping your business and personal instant messages secure

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Most people want to know their instant messages are securely wrapped up—whether that’s for personal privacy or protecting business communications. There are a lot of solutions out there for better securing IMs.

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WikiLeaks Dumps Docs on CIA’s Hacking Tools

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 18:39:11 +0000

WikiLeaks on Tuesday dropped one of its most explosive word bombs ever: A secret trove of documents apparently stolen from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) detailing methods of hacking everything from smart phones and TVs to compromising Internet routers and computers. KrebsOnSecurity is still digesting much of this fascinating data cache, but here are some first impressions based on what I’ve seen so far.

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Don’t Let WikiLeaks Scare You Off of Signal and Other Encrypted Chat Apps

Credit to Author: Brian Barrett| Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2017 20:00:57 +0000

Don’t Let WikiLeaks Scare You Off of Signal and Other Encrypted Chat Apps

Despite some initial confusion, the CIA hasn’t undermined Signal and other important end-to-end encrypted apps. The post Don’t Let WikiLeaks Scare You Off of Signal and Other Encrypted Chat Apps appeared first on WIRED.

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