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EU Commission to staff: Switch to Signal messaging app

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    Fast, simple & secure messaging. Privacy that fits in your pocket.
    Pricing:
    • Open Source
    While WhatsApp's technology is based on Signal's protocol (known as Open Whisper Systems), it isn't open-source. Another popular messaging app, Telegram, meanwhile, faces similar concerns over the lack of transparency on how its encryption works.

    #Communication #Group Chat & Notifications #Messaging 180 social mentions

  2. WhatsApp Messenger: More than 1 billion people in over 180 countries use WhatsApp to stay in touch with friends and family, anytime and anywhere.
    Pricing:
    • Free
    "It's like Facebook's WhatsApp and Apple's iMessage but it's based on an encryption protocol that's very innovative," said Bart Preneel, cryptography expert at the University of Leuven. "Because it's open-source, you can check what's happening under the hood," he added.

    #Communication #Messaging #Instant Messaging 24 social mentions

  3. Learn more about sending and receiving text messages, photos, personal effects and more with the Messages app on your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

    #Text Messaging #Instant Messaging #Communication

  4. Telegram is a messaging app with a focus on speed and security. It’s superfast, simple and free.
    Pricing:
    • Open Source
    While WhatsApp's technology is based on Signal's protocol (known as Open Whisper Systems), it isn't open-source. Another popular messaging app, Telegram, meanwhile, faces similar concerns over the lack of transparency on how its encryption works.

    #Communication #Messaging #Instant Messaging 129 social mentions

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