Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Apple removes secretive Telegram messaging app from App Store


Apple removes secretive Telegram messaging app from App Store

Telegram Messaging App
Telegram Messaging App
Article Snip: "...In the company blog, Telegram wrote that “nobody, including Telegram, can decipher the data exchanged by communicating parties.” The company says secret chat messages cannot be forwarded, and when you delete them, the message on the other side of the communication string will also be deleted. Senders can also arrange to have messages “self-destruct” after a designated time after which they’ve been opened or read. Durov recently tweeted that, “Some politicians tend to blame tools for actions one can perform with these tools..."

Reference: www.usatoday.com

Spying on You? Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable to Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds

Article Snip: "...The testing also found that all these TVs raised privacy concerns by collecting very detailed information on their users. Consumers can limit the data collection. But they have to give up a lot of the TVs’ functionality—and know the right buttons to click and settings to look for. (See below.)..."


Reference: www.consumerreports.org