The X41 team is at TROOPERS17, a renowned security conference in Heidelberg, Germany between 2017-03-20 and 2017-03-24.
Markus Vervier will present identified vulnerabilities and research results on the security of messenger apps such as Signal and WhatsApp in his talk Hunting For Vulnerabilities in Signal together with Jean-Philippe Aumasson (Principal Cryptographer at Kudelski Security).
The presentation will focus on the exposed attack surface, weaknesses in implementations, and protocols.
Signal is regarded as the most secure messaging application and it's technology is also used by WhatsApp and other messengers. The vulnerabilities already published allow attackers to modify encrypted attachments and trigger application crashes. Additional research will be presented as well.
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