How To Make A Messenger App

It isn’t easy to imagine a modern person without a messenger app. Correspondence in apps has made it possible to enter a new era of communication and improve business processes.…

Kali Linux 2021.4 released with Samba compatibility, Apple M1 support, 9 new tools

Kali Linux 2021.4 comes with several improved features, including Samba compatibility, better Apple M1 support, switching package manager mirrors – Download Kali Linux 2021.4 now. Offensive Security has finally released…

Bitdefender Threat Debrief | November 2021

The Bitdefender Threat Debrief (BDTD) is a monthly series analyzing threat news, trends, and research from the previous month. You can find all previous debriefs here. Highlight of the month:…

Facebook's Meta pushes back Messenger and Instagram encryption plans until 2023

Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has pushed back its plans to enable end-to-end encryption (E2EE) as the default on Facebook Messenger and Instagram until 2023.  Messenger and and Instagram…

Pakistani and Syrian Threat Actors Banned from Facebook

Meta, the company that used to be known as Facebook, released a statement saying that it had taken measures against four separate cybercrime organizations from Pakistan and Syria. The hacking…

Online safety and end-to-end encryption can co-exist, says data protection watchdog. But how?

By stopping third parties from scrutinizing content, E2EE can effectively create a safe harbour for criminal activity.   Image: Getty Images / iStockphoto Despite recent controversies, end-to-end encryption should not…

EU’s Green Pass Vaccination ID Private Key Leaked

The private key used to sign the vaccine passports was leaked and is being passed around to create fake passes for the likes of Mickey Mouse and Adolf Hitler. As…

Facebook sues Ukrainian man for scraping and selling 178m users’ data

Facebook tracked down the programmer after he mistakenly used his contact information on email and job portals. On October 21, 2021, Facebook filed a lawsuit against a Ukrainian citizen for…

Microsoft Teams: Now your video calls support end-to-end encryption

Microsoft has rolled out a public preview of E2EE for one-to-one Teams calls, bringing its enterprise platform up to par with Facebook’s consumer apps, WhatsApp and Messenger.  Microsoft announced the…

It’s Not You. It’s Them. On Hacking and Responsible Disclosure.

WordFence –  WordFence –  A story was recently posted to Hacker News celebrating a hack of IoT devices at a school that let a student and their friends rickroll the…