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Viber adds End-to-End Encryption and PIN protected Hidden Chats features

Viber adds End-to-End Encryption and PIN protected Hidden Chats features

Apr 19, 2016
In Brief Viber, the popular mobile messaging app announced Tuesday that it has added full end-to-end encryption for video, voice and text message services for its millions of users. Here, the end-to-end encryption means only you and the person you are communicating with can read the content, and nobody in between, not even the company and if court orders company to provide user data, they will get only the heaps of encrypted data. Viber is the latest messaging platform to join WhatsApp , Telegram , and Apple iMessage , who strengthened their default privacy features in recent times. Founded in 2010 and acquired by Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten for $900 Million in 2014, Viber is currently being used by more than 700 Million users globally across Android, iOS, Windows Phone, and desktop, the company claimed in a blog post published today. The move comes just a couple of weeks after Facebook-owned Whatsapp messaging app implemented full end-to-end encryption by default
Firefox 41 integrates Free Built-in Instant Messaging and Video Chat to Your Browser

Firefox 41 integrates Free Built-in Instant Messaging and Video Chat to Your Browser

Sep 24, 2015
Mozilla launches Voice and Video Connect with the release of Official Firefox 41.0 Release . After significant improvements done in the Firefox Nightly experimental build of version Firefox 41.0, the stable release has a lot to offer. How would it be experiencing a seamless communication – video and voice calls and text messaging being directly built in your browser? Here's How: Mozilla has launched the stable release of Firefox 41.0 , equipped with project " Firefox Hello " offering free VOIP and instant messaging services through WebRTC ( Real Time Communication ) channel. Firefox Hello had already arrived last year via Firefox 41.0 Beta release with an aim of improving user's experience by providing them with free voice and video calling features, irrespective of additional software or hardware support. By adopting Firefox Hello : Both the parties don't need to have same browsers, software or hardware. No sign-up other than
How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

How Nation-State Actors Target Your Business: New Research Exposes Major SaaS Vulnerabilities

Feb 15, 2024SaaS Security / Risk Management
With many of the highly publicized 2023 cyber attacks revolving around one or more SaaS applications, SaaS has become a cause for genuine concern in many boardroom discussions. More so than ever, considering that GenAI applications are, in fact, SaaS applications. Wing Security (Wing), a SaaS security company, conducted an analysis of 493 SaaS-using companies in Q4 of 2023.  Their study reveals  how companies use SaaS today, and the wide variety of threats that result from that usage. This unique analysis provides rare and important insights into the breadth and depth of SaaS-related risks, but also provides practical tips to mitigate them and ensure SaaS can be widely used without compromising security posture.  The TL;DR Version Of SaaS Security 2023 brought some now infamous examples of malicious players leveraging or directly targeting SaaS, including the North Korean group UNC4899, 0ktapus ransomware group, and Russian Midnight Blizzard APT, which targeted well-known organizat
Free calling app 'Viber' website defaced; database hacked by SEA

Free calling app 'Viber' website defaced; database hacked by SEA

Jul 23, 2013
One of the most popular free calling App " Viber " for smartphones got hacked and defaced their one of the subdomain i.e https://support.viber.com/ by  Pro-Assad hacker group the   Syrian Electronic Army . According claimed to take backup of their partial database , as shown, " We weren't able to hack all Viber systems " hacker said. SEA hackers also suggested Viber (an instant-messaging and VoIP service) users to uninstall the application because company is spying and tracking each user, recording IP address of each user in database as shown above, " Warning: If you have "Viber" app installed we advise you to delete it " they tweeted . Earlier this year, Viber announced that it had over 200 million mobile users. Just today same hackers also managed to hacked into  Daily Dot News website and deleted an article against them and last weekend Millions of Phone Book records were stolen from Truecaller Database by SE
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