HackDig : Dig high-quality web security articles for hacker

The apparent difficulty of implementing email encryption in Gmail

It’s been almost three years since Google first announced its intention to add end-to-end encryption to Gmail. However, the free email service is yet to provide users with that feature. Despite the Internet giant insists that it was never a bluff, one of the company’s latest movements has reignited the criticism. Recently, a spokesperson from Goo
Publish At:2017-06-14 11:50 | Read:1598 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security end-to-end encryption Gmail Google Privacy technolo

A Backdoor to WhatsApp to Prevent Terrorism?

The recent tragedy in London has rekindled the debate surrounding privacy in the age of terrorism, specifically in the UK, where Home Secretary Amber Rudd is voicing harsh criticism of end-to-end encryption messaging services. It is believed that Khalid Masood, the terrorist responsible for the deaths of four people on Westminster Bridge, had connected to Wh
Publish At:2017-04-21 08:45 | Read:1286 | Comments:0 | Tags:News end-to-end encryption Privacy WhatsApp

Just one picture would have used to take over WhatsApp and Telegram accounts

A single picture could have been used by attackers to hack the popular secure messaging applications WhatsApp and Telegram. Security experts from Checkpoint have discovered a vulnerability that was present in both messaging services. The hack only affected the browser-based versions of both WhatsApp and Telegram. The flaw affected the way both apps process
Publish At:2017-03-16 01:20 | Read:1084 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile End-to-end Encryption messaging

Facebook Messenger implements End-to-End Encryption

Facebook Messenger Starts Testing End-to-End Encryption with Secret Conversations, it is already available for a limited number of users. Facebook is planning to use end-to-end encryption for its Messenger app and has begun rolling out the feature. Facebook has called the new feature ‘Secret Conversations’ and will allow Messenger users to exchan
Publish At:2016-07-09 11:20 | Read:2020 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Social Networks End-to-end Encrypti

WhatsApp vs Telegram in Terms of Encryption and Features

Compare and contrast WhatsApp and Telegram, so as to see which of the two messaging apps offers the best option for encrypted chat. Messaging apps have been increasing rapidly in popularity. WhatsApp has gone over one billion users and Telegram claims to have over 350,000 people a day signing up for its services. So, it seems that there is a great need to co
Publish At:2016-07-04 21:50 | Read:1676 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Security encryption End-to-end Encr

Hackers find a way to send massive messages on Telegram

Security researchers have found a vulnerability that could allow attackers to send massive messages on Telegram bypassing its limitations. Security researchers have devised a method to send massive messages on Telegram. The experts have found a flaw that allows them so send messages of any size as showed in the proof-of-concept provided by the researchers. T
Publish At:2016-06-14 08:30 | Read:1267 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Crime Hacking End-to-end Encryption Pierluigi Paganini

WhatsApp blocked for more than 100 million users due to a Judge’s order

A Brazilian judge ordered to block access to the WhatsApp messaging service for 72 hours, it is the second time in five months. Brazilian authorities ordered ISPs to block WhatsApp today in a dispute over access to encrypted data. The order to block the messaging service for 72 hours has been issued by a judge from the Brazilian state of Sergipe,  the ISPs a
Publish At:2016-05-03 11:50 | Read:1853 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations Mobile Brazil Censorship

FBI paid more than $1.3 million to hack into San Bernardino shooter iPhone

FBI Director Comey explained at the Aspen Security Forum in London that the Agency paid more than $1.3 million to break into San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. FBI Director Comey explained at the Aspen Security Forum in London that the Agency paid more than $1.3 million to break into San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone The FBI vs Apple saga continues t
Publish At:2016-04-22 20:20 | Read:1793 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Laws and regulations Mobile Terrorism

One Billion WhatsApp Users are now protected by End-to-End Encryption

Whatsapp now implements end-to-end encryption for all versions of the most popular messaging and voice calling application. Great news for privacy advocates and WhatsApp users, the software now implements end-to-end encryption for all versions of the most popular messaging and voice calling application. On Tuesday, the company announced the significant impro
Publish At:2016-04-06 10:45 | Read:1359 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Mobile Security encryption End-to-end Encrypti

FBI breaks into San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

The Department of Justice says the FBI has broken into the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooter, it no longer needs the help of Apple. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced it has broken into San Bernardino shooter‘s iPhone and it had accessed encrypted stored on the device. After a long battle between Apple and the FBI, the DoJ now no long
Publish At:2016-03-29 21:05 | Read:1933 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Laws and regulations Mobil

Israeli Cellebrite firm is helping FBI in cracking San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

The Israeli Cellebrite firm is helping the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in unlocking San Bernardino shooters’ iPhone. In the last weeks, we have followed the case of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone that a few days ago reached an unexpected conclusion, the FBI announced on Monday to have found a way to unlock the mobile device without the
Publish At:2016-03-23 19:45 | Read:2065 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Laws and regulations Mobile Apple Cell

ProtonMail is open. Do you want an encrypted email account? Sign in!

ProtonMail, the world’s largest privacy-focused and encrypted email provider, announced today that the service is leaving beta.     ProtonMail, the world’s largest privacy-focused and encrypted email provider, announced today that the service is leaving beta and will be allowing open registrations for the first time in nearly two years. For the pa
Publish At:2016-03-17 18:25 | Read:1778 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking End-to-end Encryption privacy ProtonMa

ProtonMail Suffers ‘Extremely Powerful’ DDoS Attack

ProtonMail, a Switzerland-based encrypted email service, recently suffered an “extremely powerful” distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack that has temporarily knocked it offline.On Tuesday, ProtonMail tweeted out that it was experiencing a DDoS attack and that it anticipated some of its services would become temporarily unavailable. The emai
Publish At:2015-11-06 02:40 | Read:1319 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News DDoS End-to-End Encryption ProtonMail S

Snowden-Endorsed Signal Private Messenger App Comes to Android

Signal Private Messenger, an end-to-end encrypted communications app used by Edward Snowden, is now available to Android devices on the Google Play Store.On its website, Open Whisper Systems (OWS), the maker of Signal, released the following statement:“Today we’ve started rolling out Signal for Android, which unites simple private messaging and simple
Publish At:2015-11-03 20:40 | Read:2155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Android Edward Snowden End-to-End Encry

Yahoo! pays $24,000 to Hacker for finding Security Vulnerabilities

Yahoo! has offered $24,000 to a security researcher for finding out and reporting three critical security vulnerabilities in its products including Yahoo! Stores and Yahoo!-hosted websites.While testing all the company's application, Mark Litchfield, a bug bounty hunter who often works with different companies, discovered three critical vulnerabilities in
Publish At:2015-03-17 10:05 | Read:1228 | Comments:0 | Tags:Bug Bounty Program end-to-end encryption hacking news Vulner


Share high-quality web security related articles with you:)


Tag Cloud