Automattic pumps $4.6M into New Vector to help grow Matrix, an open, decentralized comms ecosystem
Automattic, the open source force behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and Tumblr, has made a $4.6M strategic investment into New Vector — the creators of an open, decentrali
Facebook’s ex-CSO, Alex Stamos, defends its decision to inject ads in WhatsApp
Alex Stamos, Facebook’s former chief security officer, who left the company this summer to take up a role in academia, has made a contribution to what’s sometimes couched as a debate abou
Skype adds e2e encrypted ‘private chats’ powered by Signal Protocol
Skype is adding an opt-in e2e encryption feature, utilizing the industry standard Signal Protocol to power 'Private Conversations'.
You can now use Signal for encrypted video calls
Open Whisper Systems, creator of encrypted communication platform Signal, released an update today as an open beta to enable encrypted video calling. The app previously offered fully end-to-end encryp
Encrypted messaging platform WhatsApp denies “backdoor” claim
A security issue has been flagged in the hugely popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp that could allow for messages sent via the encrypted platform to be intercepted and read.
Voxer adds end-to-end encrypted ‘private chats’
Voice-focused messaging app Voxer has added an end-to-end encrypted 'private chats' feature on its Android and iOS apps -- powered by Open Whisper Systems' Signal Protocol. So all content shared withi