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Some of you may have heard about the the recent exploit of #SignalApp that has been exposed involving the FBI and an Israel firm.

Their ability to crack the code on the device appears to have likely been caused because the key that supposed to keep the
messages encrypted "at rest" is itself using an unencrypted key.

When a live secure messenger is built on #Holochain its already will enable the Devs to add encryption at rest for both keys & messages.
This means a secure peer-to-peer end-to-end
encryption messaging application built on #Holochain will have a higher level of security than any available messenger on the market today.

The keys used to encrypt the messages will be encrypted with a password as well which will give the user a choice of how high their
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Whatsapp's new privacy policy has triggered a debate among masses about its alternatives from Privacy/Security standpoint. Clearly, @telegram & @signalapp are popular candidates leading to Q's on which one being more secure. Lets discuss key security differences in this thread
Secure by default: Both, Signal and Telegram support End to end encryption (E2E), however, the Signal has E2E is enabled by default, where-as in the case of Telegram a secret chat has to be initiated to enable E2E on the conversation to conversation basis
Data Storage: Telegram chats are stored on cloud unless secret chat is enabled. This means the encryption keys are stored on the server and technically telegram can decrypt conversations. Signal stores messages in a local SQLite database.
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Many conversations happening on #WhatsApp (WA) groups about new #WhatsAppPrivacyPolicy .
This thread has arguments to help ditch WA & move to @signalapp:
Share, use, copy-paste, modify with understanding as you deem fit on any platform in whole or part
Note: No affiliations, conflict of interest
Info presented with NO bias, prejudice, malice or indemnity.
Open to corrections: individual tweets may be deleted, tweets added to thread or corrected as replies.
Points that are unclear or uncertain are marked with "(?)".
BUT, there's data: contacts, group affiliations, co-affiliations, locations (live?), frequency of contacts, *tags* generated when we send or forward a message or file to contacts or groups, links, clicks on links, etc.
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