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Locky Ransomware switches to the Ykcol Extension for Encrypted Files

Today a new Locky Ransomware variant was discovered by Stormshield malware analyst coldshell that switches to the .ykcol extension for encrypted files. It is important to note that if you are infected with this ransomware, you are not infected with the Ykcol Ransomware, but rather Locky. […]… Latest news and stories from BleepingComputer.com

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Telegram Encrypted Chat App Gains Self-Destructing Video and Photo Messages

Encrypted messaging app Telegram received an update on Sunday that makes it the latest chat platform to embrace Snapchat-style disappearing messages. Up until now, Telegram users have only been able to send text-based “secret chats” that self-delete, but in version 4.2 of the app they can now share videos and photos armed with a self-destruct […]

Secure video calling is now available on encrypted messaging app Signal

In an effort to compete with other messaging services, Open Whisper System’s Signal — a secure chat service known for its commitment to privacy — now lets users make encrypted video calls. The post Secure video calling is now available on encrypted messaging app Signal appeared first on Digital Trends. … Android Army–Digital Trends