Category: foss

  • OMEMO

    Recently there was a lot of news coverage of an alleged „backdoor“ in WhatsApp, the proprietary messaging application owned by Facebook. WhatsApp deployed OpenWhisperSystem’s Signal-protocol roughly a year ago. Now a researcher showed, that WhatsApp’s servers are able to register a new device key for a user, so that messages that the user did not […]

  • Starting to use the Fellowship Card

    I recently became a fellow of the FSFE and so I received a nice letter containing the FSFE fellowship OpenPGP smartcard. After a quick visual examination I approved the card to be *damn cool*, even though the portrait format of the print of it still confuses me when I look at it. I especially like, […]