Slack, WhatsApp, Snapchat And Ghost Protocol All Security Risks, Says Wickr CTO

“I believe the future of communication, “Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote in March, “will shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and messages and content won’t stick around forever.”

Such encrypted messaging was headline news last week, with an open response from a coalition of technology companies, privacy experts and human rights groups to a discussion document from U.K. spy agency GCHQ that suggested the idea of a ghost protocol to enable “an extra end” in end-to-end encrypted messaging, allowing governments (when required) to listen in.

Source: Forbes
June 2, 2019