Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2077 Don’t let WikiLeaks scare you off of Signal and other encrypted chat apps
Of all the revelations to come out of the 9,000-page data dump of CIA hacking tools, one of the most explosive is the possibility that the spy agency can compromise Signal, WhatsApp, and other encrypted chat apps. If you use those apps, let’s be perfectly clear: Nothing in the WikiLeaks docs says the CIA can do that.

A close reading of the descriptions of mobile hacking outlined in the documents released by WikiLeaks shows that the CIA has not yet cracked those invaluable encryption tools.
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#2082 Payments giant Verifone investigating breach
#2081 Multiple unpatched vulnerabilities discovered in Western Digital NAS hard drives
#2080 Android gets patches for critical OpenSSL, media server and kernel driver flaws
#2079 WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch six security holes
#2078 Satan ransomware: old name, new business model
#2077 Don’t let WikiLeaks scare you off of Signal and other encrypted chat apps
#2076 WikiLeaks claims CIA could turn Samsung Smart TVs into listening devices
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