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Correction: Wickr 2.0 encryption

This story incorrectly stated the encryption protocol Wickr uses for the security key exchange. It uses ECDH-512.

By December 20, 2013

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Wickr 2.0 makes self-destructing SMS more fun

Like a Snapchat-for-adults, Wickr 2.0 throws some fun usability features and a new interface over its unusually high encryption and deletion standards.

By December 20, 2013

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Wickr 2.0 lightens up, but keeps security tight (images)

Wickr 2.0's new interface is easier on the eyes but still fronts that same high level of encryption and security that the app is known for. Take a tour of what's new in this gallery.

5 Images By December 20, 2013

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Secure SMS app Wickr finally hits Android

Wickr's flavor of secure text messaging, protected in part by the encryption technique called Perfect Forward Secrecy, lands on Android in a new beta.

By September 16, 2013

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Wickr -- an iPhone encryption app a 3-year-old can use

Free app encrypts text, voice, and video messages and leaves no trace on servers or even the device.

By June 27, 2012

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Apple Pay launch and Google's virtual doctor visits

A leaked Walgreen's memo says Apple Pay will launch this week, Google tests doctor video chats for those searching about illness, and Snapchat's photo leak is a security wake-up call.

By October 13, 2014

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Sketchy Snapchat backup services leave users exposed

Despite Snapchat's self-proclaimed efforts to shutter third-party services, a new hack of the service -- popular with teens -- exposes an enormous library of user photos and videos.

By October 10, 2014

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Surveillance scandal rips through hacker community

The good ol' days of chummy games of "Spot the Fed" at Defcon are finished as hackers and security entrepreneurs plan next steps in the wake of government spying revelations.

By August 6, 2013

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Send self-destructing messages from your work computer

How do you send personal or silly messages while sitting at your work computer? A new browser app offers Snapchat-like "off the record" messaging.

By May 29, 2013

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Chat app used by activists has security flaws, say critics

Security bloggers are piling on with the criticism of WhatsApp, saying there are serious problems with how data is protected from prying eyes in the popular mobile IM software.

By September 14, 2012