Privacy and The Myth of End-to-End Encryption

Privacy and The Myth of End-to-End Encryption

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Former Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello’s leaked messages earlier this month raised many questions for us privacy junkies, including alarm bells about secure messaging applications. We wondered, in light of such a ...
DDoS Attack China

Telegram App DDoS from China Hinders #612strike Protest

Telegram, the encrypted messaging app, has come under sustained denial-of-service attack. The DDoS was traced to IP addresses in China ...
Security Boulevard

DDoS attack that knocked Telegram secure messaging service offline linked to Hong Kong protests

An attack which targeted users of the Telegram app on Wednesday might be linked to protests in Hong Kong that turned violent. The post DDoS attack that knocked Telegram secure messaging service ...
Telegram not really anonymous? Researcher reports bug that leaks IP addresses

Telegram not really anonymous? Researcher reports bug that leaks IP addresses

Encrypted messaging app Telegram is dealing with a major anonymity fail possibly affecting their brand reputation and customer trust. Last week, security researcher Dhiraj Mishra detected some vulnerabilities in the Telegram desktop ...

The Effects of Iran’s Telegram Ban

The Center for Human Rights in Iran has released a report outlining the effect's of that country's ban on Telegram, a secure messaging app used by about half of the country. The ...

June 20th Android & iOS news

iOS 12; Android sigs verification; ESET discovers Telegram-abusing Android RAT; cryptomining Fire TV & Fire Stick ...

Russian Censorship of Telegram

Internet censors have a new strategy in their bid to block applications and websites: pressuring the large cloud providers that host them. These providers have concerns that are much broader than the ...
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The Shared Security Podcast Weekly Blaze – Telegram Messenger in Russia, Amazon’s Facial Recognition Technology, Digital License Plates

This is the Shared Security Weekly Blaze for June 4, 2018 sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions, Silent Pocket and CISOBox. This episode ...

Keeping your business and personal instant messages secure

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 ...