Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users
Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.
Why Do We Need So Many Different Messaging Apps?
Slack, Signal, Hangouts, Wire, iMessage, Telegram, Facebook Messenger. Why do we need so many apps to do one thing?
Politician Accidentally Doxes His Old Boss By Reading Encrypted Signal Messages in Front of a Bunch of Cameras
All the encryption in the world is not going to help if someone can read over your shoulder.
The 80s Software Program That Made Email Famous
Even as die-hard Eudora users held on, it couldn’t. Did we lose something great?
Six Tricks to Get the Most Out of WhatsApp
We compiled the best codes, tricks, and add-ons to help you have a lot more fun with the messaging app.
Activists Need to Watch Out for Fake Encryption Keys
An attacker could disrupt messages, or in more limited cases, perhaps read email contents.
Messaging Apps, Ranked
An exhaustive consideration of the ways humans interact with each other.
How Ugly Emojis Are Helping Fight Food Waste
A Maryland-based start-up has launched the world’s first “ugly” fruit and veg emojis as a way to get consumers used to eating blemished produce.
Reinventing Analog Signs Of The Past Through Pixel Technology
Part-digital, part-analog, Pixel Track brings The Internet Of Things into public signs.
Snowden’s Favorite Cloud Service Now Has a Group Chat App
The cloud service that earned Edward Snowden's trust is now taking on the likes of Slack.
Your Friendly Slack Bot Might Be Exposing Your Company's Conversations
Sloppy developers are leaving tokens in their public bot code that would let others listen in on company conversations and pull sensitive data.
The FBI Is at War With Apple Because It Couldn’t Change Wiretap Law
When politicians talk about legislating encryption, what they’re really talking about is lawful surveillance.