• Twitter might soon slide encryption into your DMs

    6 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Twitter's Direct Messages feature is good for privately contacting people on your timeline, but it's not entirely secure, as the contents of your correspondence could be accessed by hackers who can breach Twitter's network, or by governments who coerce the company to release them for investigations. Now, TechCrunch reports that a fix might be on its way: a peek into an installer for Twitter's Android app revealed a ‘Secret conversation' feature with encryption keys - indicating that the company might be planning to launch encrypted DMs soon. Its spokesperson has declined to comment, so we...
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  • Twitter is Testing End-to-End Encrypted Direct Messages

    Twitter is Testing End-to-End Encrypted Direct Messages

    6 monthes ago - By The Hacker News

    Twitter has been adopting new trends at a snail's pace. But it's better to be late than never.
    Since 2013 people were speculating that Twitter will bring end-to-end encryption to its direct messages, and finally almost 5 years after the encryption era began, the company is now testing an end-to-end encrypted messaging on Twitter.
    Dubbed "Secret Conversation," the feature has been spotted in
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