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WhatsApp Is Getting Voice Calling

WhatsApp Is Getting Voice Calling

Facebook’s new messaging service is about to turn into Facebook’s new voice service. Today at Mobile World Congress, WhatsApp announced it’s branching out into phone calls.

Why Doesn’t Skype Protect You Against Eavesdropping?

Why Doesn’t Skype Protect You Against Eavesdropping?

Skype has long claimed to be “end-to-end encrypted”, an architectural category that suggests conversations over the service would be difficult or impossible to eavesdrop upon, even given control of users’ internet connections. But Skype’s 2005 independent security review admits a caveat to this protection: “defeat of the security mechanisms at…