Open Whisper Systems announced that it has added the disappearing messages feature to the Signal encrypted messaging app.
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Mac security researcher Patrick Wardle released a tool called OverSight that monitors when malware may be recording a webcam or audio session on a macOS machine.
Open Whisper Systems, the group behind Signal, was served with a subpoena earlier this year but was unable to produce most of the data it was asked for.
The Firefox browser will now deny TLS connections to servers using weak Diffie-Hellman keys.
Academics from Stanford and Princeton release an online tool called Footprints that correlates browsing history with Twitter feeds to reveal a users identity.
The latest on the Yahoo breach, Germany’s problem with WhatsApp-Facebook, Facebook’s osquery tool for Windows, and Zerodium’s $1.5M iOS bounty are all discussed.
A number of Democratic Congressional leaders wrote Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer a letter seeking answers about the breach of 500 million customer records.
A German privacy regulator issued an order this week prohibiting Facebook to stop collecting user data on German WhatsApp users.
The massive Yahoo breach, this week’s Security of Things Forum, Mamba ransomware, and Google Allo are discussed.
Google released its smart messaging app called Allo, but a decision to log chats indefinitely has privacy advocates worried.