Signal Is Finally Bringing Its Secure Messaging to the Masses

wired.com/story/signal-encrypt

"In just the last three months, Signal has added support for iPad, ephemeral images and video designed to disappear after a single viewing, downloadable customizable "stickers," and emoji reactions. More significantly, it announced plans to roll out a new system for group messaging, and an experimental method for storing encrypted contacts in the cloud."

DOJ charges four Chinese military hackers for Equifax hack
zdnet.com/article/doj-charges-
"Most intelligence and counter-intelligence operations are usually left off the table when it comes to criminal investigations, as long as they don't target civilians. US officials said that this operation orchestrated by China's military hackers was different because they focused on the mass collection of civilian data and intellectual property theft."

Jeff Bezos’s iPhone had Apple’s state-of-the-art security, and that may have helped its alleged hackers

washingtonpost.com/technology/

"Apple’s secretive stance on bugs may prove to be an Achilles’ heel."

"Researchers like to compare iPhones to a home with a massive security system covering the perimeter.... Most burglars would not even bother trying to break in. But the select few who knew how to bypass those protections could essentially go undetected once inside."

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