17 Mar 2021

China Appears to Block Popular Encrypted Messaging App Signal

In China this week, a popular messaging app called Signal became unusable, according to local media. The move to stifle one of the most widely used encrypted messaging apps represented China’s campaign to block public and private discourse in China. Many other social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and

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07 Oct 2019

Signal Rushes to Patch Serious Eavesdropping Vulnerability

A security flaw in the privacy-focused encrypted messaging service Signal could enable a threat actor to listen to the audio stream recorded by the Android device of another Signal user, without their knowledge. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2019-17191, closely resembles a FaceTime flaw that was discovered earlier this year. Attackers

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