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Skype Finally Adds End-to-End Encryption for Private Conversations

Skype Finally Adds End-to-End Encryption for Private Conversations

January 11, 2018Mohit Kumar
Good news for Skype users who are concerned about their privacy. Microsoft is collaborating with popular encrypted communication company S...
Private Internet Access – Get a Secure VPN to Protect Your Online Privacy

Private Internet Access – Get a Secure VPN to Protect Your Online Privacy

August 28, 2017Exclusive Deals
Since most of us rely upon the Internet for day-to-day activities today, hacking and spying have become a prime concern, and so have onli...
Satellite Phone Encryption Calls Can be Cracked in Fractions of a Second

Satellite Phone Encryption Calls Can be Cracked in Fractions of a Second

July 10, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a new method to decrypt satellite phone communications encrypted with the GMR-2 cipher in "rea...
Telegram Messenger Adds AI-powered Encrypted Voice Calls

Telegram Messenger Adds AI-powered Encrypted Voice Calls

March 31, 2017Mohit Kumar
Joining the line with rival chat apps WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook Messenger, and Signal, the Telegram instant messaging service has finally...
OpenSSL Releases Patch For "High" Severity Vulnerability

OpenSSL Releases Patch For "High" Severity Vulnerability

November 10, 2016Mohit Kumar
As announced on Tuesday, the OpenSSL project team released OpenSSL version 1.1.0c that addresses three security vulnerabilities in its soft...
Privatoria — Protect Your Privacy Online with Fast and Encrypted VPN Service

Privatoria — Protect Your Privacy Online with Fast and Encrypted VPN Service

November 04, 2016Mohit Kumar
Today, most of you surf the web unaware of the fact that websites collect your data and track your locations and makes millions by sharin...
China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

August 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
China has taken one more step forward towards achieving success in Quantum communication technology. China has launched the world's...
Facebook Messenger adds End-to-End Encryption (Optional) for Secret Conversations

Facebook Messenger adds End-to-End Encryption (Optional) for Secret Conversations

July 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Facebook has begun rolling out end-to-end encryption for its Messenger app, thus making its users' conversations completely private. ...
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. ...
Ricochet — Most Secure Peer-to-Peer Encrypted Messenger that Sends No Metadata

Ricochet — Most Secure Peer-to-Peer Encrypted Messenger that Sends No Metadata

February 23, 2016Swati Khandelwal
There are several encrypted messaging apps for mobile and desktop platforms that shipped with "The Most Secure" tagline but e...
Would Encryption Backdoor Stop Paris-like Terror Attacks?

Would Encryption Backdoor Stop Paris-like Terror Attacks?

November 17, 2015Swati Khandelwal
With 129 people killed in Paris terror attacks and dozens critically wounded, the law enforcement and intelligence officials are reviving th...
Paris Attacks — NO! We Can't Blame Edward Snowden and Encryption for Terror Attacks

Paris Attacks — NO! We Can't Blame Edward Snowden and Encryption for Terror Attacks

November 16, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Terrorist groups are increasingly using high-grade, advanced end-to-end encryption technologies so that no law enforcement can catch them. ...
Let's Encrypt Project issues its First Free SSL/TLS Certificate

Let's Encrypt Project issues its First Free SSL/TLS Certificate

September 15, 2015Swati Khandelwal
Last fall the non-profit foundation EFF ( Electronic Frontier Foundation ) launched an initiative called Let's Encrypt that aimed...
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...
Entangled Photons on Silicon Chip: Secure Communications & Ultrafast Computers

Entangled Photons on Silicon Chip: Secure Communications & Ultrafast Computers

January 27, 2015Mohit Kumar
With the rise in technology, the need of ultrafast quantum computer has also increased that can work on huge numbers and calculations a...
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...