For many of us our phones are our lifeline, but with the numerous phones apps that we use on a daily basis, how secure is our the privacy with our conversations?
In the digital age we live in we are consumed by the countless apps we have on our phone. For many, they are the perfect way of keeping in touch with friends and family far and wide.
However, when it comes to our privacy on the apps we’re using, how secure and private are they?
Recently Alphabet Inc.’s Google released its new Allo chat app. The benefits, many might think, is that the messenger platform undertakes the task of suggesting what a user should say next simply by looking at the contents [...]
The popular video-calling service Skype is currently unavailable. Users around the world are unable to make calls. A spokesperson from Skype says the problem is with the status settings of the service.
Skype-users are reporting problems when using Skype – people in their contact lists appear to be offline despite the fact that they are online on their systems. This means that users cannot make internet calls to their own contacts. The problem was first reported around 9.15 am UK time.
We are aware of an issue affecting Skype status at the moment, and are working on a quick fix: http://t.co/ymSzmrgEX0 pic.twitter.com/8LoqqL0hh7
Hackers are targeting Syrian rebels by posing as women in support of the opposition, then sending pictures infected with viruses over Skype.
President Barack Obama expressed concerns Friday of terrorist plots in the United States, taking a public stance against private citizen communication and encryption. According to the president, encrypted smartphones and messaging apps pose a threat to law enforcement officials trying to track terrorists, and that’s a problem that needs to be solved.