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WhatsApp turns on End-to-End Encryption by default for its 1 Billion Users

WhatsApp turns on End-to-End Encryption by default for its 1 Billion Users

April 05, 2016Mohit Kumar
WhatsApp is updating its messaging app so that every text message and voice call will be encrypted for the company’s one billion users. ...
Tor Releases Anonymous Instant Messenger. Here's How to Use It

Tor Releases Anonymous Instant Messenger. Here's How to Use It

October 29, 2015Wang Wei
The Tor Project has officially launched the first beta version of Tor Messenger, an open source and Encrypted instant messaging client ...
OTR.to — Secure 'Off-the-Record' p2p Encrypted Messaging Service

OTR.to — Secure 'Off-the-Record' p2p Encrypted Messaging Service

March 09, 2015Wang Wei
In this post-Snowden era of mass surveillance, being out-of-reach from the spying eyes really doesn't mean they can not get you. So,...
Signal 2.0 — Free iPhone App for Encrypted Calls and Texts

Signal 2.0 — Free iPhone App for Encrypted Calls and Texts

March 02, 2015Wang Wei
An open source software group, Open Whisper Systems , has announced the release of Signal 2.0 — the second version of its free and open...
Ultra-secure Blackphone Vulnerability lets Hackers Decrypt Texts

Ultra-secure Blackphone Vulnerability lets Hackers Decrypt Texts

January 28, 2015Wang Wei
The makers of ultra secure BlackPhone titled by Silent Circle as, " world’s first Smartphone which places privacy and control dire...
Peerio — End-to-End Encrypted Secure Messenger and File Sharing App

Peerio — End-to-End Encrypted Secure Messenger and File Sharing App

January 14, 2015Mohit Kumar
On one end, where governments of countries like U.K is criticizing end-to-end encryption and considering to ban the encrypted communicat...
BitTorrent Unveiled New Decentralized "Bleep" Instant Messenger

BitTorrent Unveiled New Decentralized "Bleep" Instant Messenger

July 31, 2014Mohit Kumar
Pretty good news for privacy-oriented people! BitTorrent unwraps its new instant messaging program that doesn’t store your metadata and help...
YAHOO! Now Encrypts Everything; Encrypted Yahoo Messenger Coming Soon

YAHOO! Now Encrypts Everything; Encrypted Yahoo Messenger Coming Soon

April 03, 2014Swati Khandelwal
ON HIGH-PRIORITY YAHOO! is finally rolling out encryption implementation over their site and services in order to protect users. Yahoo i...
Silent Circle's Blackphone - Privacy and Security Focused Smartphone for $629

Silent Circle's Blackphone - Privacy and Security Focused Smartphone for $629

February 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
Earlier this year encrypted communications firm Silent Circle and Spanish Smartphone maker Geeksphone  announced a  privacy-focused  encryp...
NSA admits to collect 200 Million text messages per day under Project DISHFIRE

NSA admits to collect 200 Million text messages per day under Project DISHFIRE

January 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After the exposure of various surveillance programs, including PRISM, XKeyscore, MUSCULAR, DROPOUTJEEP in recent revelation, NSA has come...
Vulnerability in WhatsApp allows decrypting user messages

Vulnerability in WhatsApp allows decrypting user messages

October 11, 2013Anonymous
A serious vulnerability in WhatsApp allows anyone who is able to eavesdrop on WhatsApp connection to decrypt users' messages. ...
Encrypted Email Service 'Lavabit' abruptly shut down under U.S. Government Pressure

Encrypted Email Service 'Lavabit' abruptly shut down under U.S. Government Pressure

August 09, 2013Mohit Kumar
Texas-based Encrypted Email Service ' Lavabit ' abruptly shut down for reasons linked to National Security Agency whistleblower...
SkypeHide to Send secret messages into silence of Skype Calls

SkypeHide to Send secret messages into silence of Skype Calls

January 07, 2013Wang Wei
Polish Researchers have discovered a clever way to send secret messages during a phone call on Skype. We know that, by default skype calls u...