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Viber Messaging Data Is Unencrypted; Susceptible To Theft Through Man-In-The-Middle, Other Attacks

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4/26/2014 9:00 PM
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Techie News (Apr. 26): “Viber Messaging Data Is Unencrypted; Susceptible To Theft Through Man-In-The-Middle, Other Attacks"

Security researchers have warned that Viber doesn’t encrypt messaging data between users while in transit or while it’s stored on its servers. “We recently discovered a serious security flaw in the way Viber receives Images, Doodles, Video files as well as the way it sends or receives location data”, said Ibrahim Baggili and Jason Moore of UNH's Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG)

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