<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=805153362943600&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

A backdoor or not, there is a vulnerability in WhatsApp. Here’s why

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2017 6:36:16 PM / by Stefan Topuzov

It has been a busy weekend for those concerned with online privacy. Last Friday, the Guardian reported about research that claims to have detected a security loophole in the way WhatsApp employs its end-to-end encryption protocol, Signal. A day later, the protocol’s developers, Open Whisper Systems, responded that what the research claims is a vulnerability, is actually a feature – and definitely not a backdoor. But is one of the most popular end-to-end encrypted instant messengers really backdoored?

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Did the NSA really break Diffie-Hellman? Not quite

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2016 9:40:06 AM / by Stefan Topuzov

If you have any interest in the topics of online privacy, surveillance and encryption, you can’t have missed this month’s big news: a team of scientists simulated how the National Security Agency (NSA) could have broken into trillions of encrypted communications, boiling it down to exploiting backdoors into how the Diffie-Hellman key exchange algorithm is implemented.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Your everyday messaging app, human rights, and online privacy? Not a match made in heaven

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 25, 2016 4:22:17 PM / by Stefan Topuzov

You may have read numerous pieces on how online communication is hardly ever private. And since most of them are written from a purely technical standpoint, you may ask yourself “Okay, they read what I type, but so what?” Well, it ought to serve as a wake-up call when Amnesty International approaches it as a human rights issue.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Is someone spying on my cell phone? 3 Secure Phone features make it impossible

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2016 3:41:06 PM / by Martin Tsekov

Is someone spying on my cell phone? It’s possible, maybe, probably.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Secure Pack vs Secure Phone: the key differences

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 20, 2016 3:28:05 PM / by Tihomir Ivanov

With encryption already starting to go mainstream, chances are you're finally considering adopting it to protect your data and communication. But where do you start from? An app? Several apps? An entire secure phone? We're here to help you out with our neat Secure Pack vs Secure Phone comparison.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

ZRTP encryption for voice explained

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 13, 2016 4:52:49 PM / by Tihomir Ivanov

It's generally known email and IM communication can be encrypted when privacy and security are highly necessary. But what about voice? That time when you need to call someone and discuss a sensitive matter. How can you make sure your phone isn't tapped? 10-15 years ago, you would've probably been left with your guard down. Today, not anymore, thanks to ZRTP encryption for voice.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

OTR encryption for chat explained

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 9, 2016 6:59:00 PM / by Tihomir Ivanov

What could be very convenient and extremely dangerous at the same time? A chat that's tapped. And what's the best way to counter this danger? By using OTR encryption for chat! Yes, today we're going to focus on how to protect instant messaging from any kind of surveillance.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

PGP encryption for email explained

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2016 8:14:14 PM / by Tihomir Ivanov

Anyone who searches the web for the best way to secure their email will surely stumble upon some article about PGP encryption for email. Why? Because this is arguably the best way for secure email communication.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

End-to-end encryption vs link encryption

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 26, 2016 7:09:45 PM / by Tihomir Ivanov

Recently, I made a post on our blog about encryption - what it is, how it relates to other similar terms in the industry, and why it is important. Today, it's time to take the topic further and explain end-to-end encryption vs link encryption.

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

Google user data requests hit a new record. Can encryption help privacy?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 15, 2016 6:48:51 PM / by Tihomir Ivanov

Google has announced yet another record-high number of government requests for data about its users. The company's most recent Transparency Report reveals a scary trend against privacy - a big 23% jump within just one year; from nearly 62,000 in 2014 to over 76,000 requests in 2015!

Read More ...

[fa icon="comment"] 0 Comments

  • SecureGroup
  • SecureGroup

Recent Posts

Some additional information in one line