Government officials want tech companies to put backdoors in encrypted communications apps — and may turn to Congress to make it happen.
Data-crawling software could be installed on devices via a WhatsApp phone call, based on a recently discovered vulnerability.
Slide presented at recent event suggests Apple, like Google and Microsoft, may adopt next-gen RCS standard to replace SMS text messaging.
The app will go offline for good after two years of operation, but Google’s other chat apps will use continue to develop its features
Facebook is facing contempt-of-court charges over its refusal to decrypt Messenger voice conversations, according to a report.
Apple is said to be working on a new tool that would stop spam and other content from getting to iMessage.
A security firm found a lot of problems with Confide, the secure-messaging app favored by Capitol Hill and White House staffers.
If someone attempts to send you an SVG image file via Facebook Messenger, you should ignore it, or you may download dangerous ransomware.
WhatsApp deleted messages stay on an iPhone until they're overwritten, and also get backed up to iCloud, a researcher says.
Facebook Messenger's new Secret Conversations feature, now available to a select few users, will get a full release in September.
Security flaws in the global phone network affect secure messaging when adding new devices, which hackers can now do in your name.
By tricking targets into clicking on a link, attackers can get every single iMessage on a Mac. The latest update to OS X fixed the flaw.
Images, videos shared over Apple's encrypted iMessage service can be stolen, but that shouldn't affect security of stored iPhone data.
A security blog stated that Skype reads IM messages, but it's likely just SmartScreen inspecting embedded links.
The Windows 8 app allows users to call Messenger contacts whereas the Android version is now more visually appealing on tablets.
Now that Windows Live Messenger has been integrated into Skype, the death of Microsoft's long-standing IM client is coming soon.
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