instant messaging

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2021
Signal is down for multiple users worldwide

The popular signal messaging app Signal is currently facing issues around the world, users are not able to make calls and send/receive messages. At the time of this writing, it is not possible to make calls and send/receive messages. Users that attempted to send messages via the messaging app were seeing loading screen and after it […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 25, 2020
European Commission has chosen the Signal app to secure its communications

The popular cross-platform encrypted messaging service Signal has been chosen by the European Commission for its communications. The European Commission has decided to adopt for its staff the popular cross-platform encrypted messaging service Signal for its communications. The news was first reported earlier this month by the Politico website, a message issued on the commission’s […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 04, 2016
Telegram massive hack in Iran, what is happened?

Hackers accessed Telegram accounts in Iran, a security duo investigated the security breach and will present its findings at the Black Hat Conference. 15 million Iranian Telegram accounts have been compromised, users have reportedly had their personal information exposed (phone number, Telegram ID). The security researchers Collin Anderson and Claudio Guarnieri have investigated the case, more […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 01, 2016
WhatsApp doesn’t properly physically erase user’s deleted messages

WhatsApp doesn’t properly erase your deleted messages, researcher reveals Are you using WhatsApp? There is an interesting news for you, the popular instant messaging app doesn’t properly erase the user’s deleted messages. The issue was reported by the popular iOS security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski who is warning about the risks for the users’ privacy. The flaw […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 20, 2016
John McAfee and his crew claim to have hacked a WhatsApp Message, But …

The popular security expert John McAfee and a team of four hackers demonstrated that is is possible to read WhatsApp message. The cybersecurity expert John McAfee and four hackers demonstrated that is is possible to read a WhatsApp message even if it is encrypted. The hacker crew used their servers located in a remote section […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 30, 2015
Tor Messenger is arrived, the secure Tor instant messaging

Today the TorProject has released a new beta version of Tor Messenger, based on Instantbird, an instant messaging client developed in the Mozilla community. It’s official, the Tor Project has launched the first beta version of Tor Messenger, an open source and Encrypted instant messaging client that relies on Tor network. The messenger has been […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 29, 2014
Fake Android WeChat app used to spread banking trojan in China

Security experts at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a new banking trojan, dubbed Banker.AndroidOS.Basti.a, hidden in a fake WeChat application. Cyber criminals are abusing of the brand WeChat, the popular mobile application designed by Chinese company Tencent, to arrange a malware campaign which hit Chinese users. Experts at Kaspersky Lab have discovered that cybercriminals are using an […]