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Viber App Leaves Users' Data Unencrypted, Researchers Warn

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4/25/2014 12:00 AM
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Yahoo! News Phiippines (Apr. 25): “Viber App Leaves Users' Data Unencrypted, Researchers Warn"

Privacy-conscious users of popular mobile messenger app Viber may want to avoid using it, after UNH researchers found what they described as a "serious security flaw." Ibrahim Baggili (PhD) and Jason Moore of the UNH Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group say Viber does not encrypt data passing through its servers.  

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