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3 Reasons Which Made Me Hate & Quit WhatsApp

Today I have decided to ditch WhatsApp – the messaging app I used to use in favor of Wire and Signal Private Messengers and I request you to do the same. 677 more words

Personal

Command Line Fu: surveillance with Raspberry Pi

Today we are building the a primitive surveillance system using a Raspberry Pi. This is our goal:

Take a picture every hour -> send it as encrypted email… 879 more words
Coding

How to protect yourself against WhatsApp’s non-present backdoor

In a controversial Friday 13th scoop, The Guardian unveiled a backdoor in WhatsApp, the popular messaging app owned by Facebook that has over 1 billion users and touts having… 686 more words

Cybersecurity

WhatsApp, safe or not

The Guardian published an article about a vulnerability that allows snooping on encrypted messages.

Facebook claims that no one can intercept WhatsApp messages, not even the company and its staff, ensuring privacy for its billion-plus users.

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Privacy

Latest: Security backdoor discovered in WhatsApps end-to-end encryption system Updated

A security researcher has found a backdoor in the end-to-end encryption system used by the WhatsApp messaging service. The vulnerability would allow Facebook to read messages sent through the supposedly secure system, as well as making it possible for the company to comply with court orders to make messages available to governments and law enforcement. 668 more words

Technology

Best Crypto - Poly1305 papers

Poly1305-AES is a state-of-the-art secret-key message-authentication code suitable for a wide variety of applications.

Poly1305-AES computes a 16-byte authenticator of a message of any length, using a 16-byte nonce (unique message number) and a 32-byte secret key. 1,443 more words

Best Crypto - Things that use Curve25519

Things that use Curve25519

Updated: January 13, 2017

Here’s a list of protocols and software that use or support the superfast, super secure Curve25519 ECDH function… 1,105 more words