Nine out of 10 people identified in a large cache of online conversations intercepted by the National Security Agency were ordinary Internet users and not foreign surveillance targets, a news report says.
Google's Android now dominates 80% of the smart phone market. Of the major phone operating systems, Android is the most vulnerable to security breaches and yet perceptions haven't caught up with reality. People simply aren't ...
Encryption was once the province of the paranoid. But no more.
A new instant messaging app that only allows users to send a single word to their friends is quickly becoming a hot commodity, raising $1 million in two months, US media reported Wednesday.
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Monday the release of new "enhanced security" for its popular BBM messaging, aiming to win back corporate users with high security needs such as banks.
Facebook announced Monday it hired the top executive of eBay's PayPal division to lead the social network's efforts to boost its mobile messaging.
Twitter hopes to eventually find a way to launch a service in China but has no immediate plans in the country, chief executive Dick Costolo said.
China's ruling Communist Party is launching a new crackdown on popular instant messaging platforms including Tencent's WeChat, state media said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of moves to stifle online speech.
Apple has acknowledged a bug within its iMessage system that keeps some users who switch from an iPhone to another maker's smartphone from receiving certain text messages.
The head of the organization that oversees Vermont's 911 emergency telephone system says the state is the first in the country where customers of the four major wireless carriers can send text messages to 911.