encryption

Encrypted emails are NOT flawless. They have a big security hole

Security researchers have found an alarming vulnerability in the most common forms of email encryption. They reported it on Monday morning, saying it allowed people to inject malicious code into intercepted emails despite encryption protocols.

Reports: WIRED, Science Daily, Mac Rumors


The best VPNs for iPhone users – e-Why, What & How

VPNs help protect your data on any network. They add a layer of security to your connection and encrypt everything that’s transmitted, so others can’t access your information. You can also use a VPN to get around blocked sites on company networks, view content that’s inaccessible in certain countries, or check out how some websites appear in other parts of the world.


Why WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption is a big deal

WhatsApp, one of the most popular alternatives to text-messaging in the world, recently announced that they would be enabling end-to-end encryption in their service (this follows their previous announcement that they’d be partnering with Open Whisper Systems to improve the security of the app). The timing of this announcement is especially notable, as the battle between Apple and the FBI over passwords and encryption is still ongoing. But what does this mean for you? Here’s what you need to know about WhatsApp encryption.


Telegram Messenger on the Mac: A fast & secure open source native OS X app

Users of the app can interact seamlessly with other networked users from any of the supported platforms, with support for free text messages, videos, photos & files sizes of up to 1.5 MB. Optionally, self-destructing end-to-end encrypted messages can be interchanged.