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Signal for iOS Now Encrypts Video Chats

After a month of testing the service, Open Whispers Systems has announced (via Engadget) that it is releasing encrypted video chat to Signal users. The February update of Signal, the encrypted chat app, included an option to sign up for the beta version of the video chat feature. Now, Open Whispers Systems says the feature...

Encrypted Chat App Signal for iOS Rolls Out Desktop Support

If you liked it on mobile, you can now have the app praised by Edward Snowden and security experts: Signal has rolled out desktop support. Open Whispers Systems, the developers behind the encrypted chat app available for iPhone, has announced a new update to its iPhone app enabling multi-device support. This means you can switch...

Apple Hires Developer of Encrypted Messaging App ‘Signal’

Apple has recently hired Frederic Jacobs, one of the key developers of encrypted chat app Signal. What makes Signal specifically noteworthy is that it's the app that's part of Edward Snowden's daily workflow – he uses it "every day" (via Business Insider). The hire comes at the height of a fierce legal debate between Apple...

‘Signal’ Lets You Make Free Encrypted Calls from your iPhone

Signal is a new app which aims to bring you free and simple encrypted calls from the iPhone. The app is based on free and open source software to ensure complete transparency. Users download the app and can make calls to each other for free, like Skype. Calls take advantage of RedPhone's server infrastructure, to...