Tag: freesoftware

  • Creating an OpenPGP Web-of-Trust Implementation – A Series

    I am excited to announce that PGPainless will receive funding by NGI Assure to develop an implementation of the Web-of-Trust specification proposal! The Web-of-Trust (WoT) serves as an example of a decentralized authentication mechanism for OpenPGP.

  • I Love Free Software Day 2019

    Today is I Love Free Software Day! Time to thank the developers of your favorite free software!


    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…