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Viber Sends Video, Images Without Encryption, Researchers Warn

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4/24/2014 9:00 PM
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Perth Now (Apr. 24): “Viber Sends Video, Images Without Encryption, Researchers Warn"

MOBILE chat app Viber has been shown not only to send video and images out in the open, but also to store the data publicly online. Researchers from the University of New Haven were able to intercept mobile data sent through Viber — including images, videos, doodles and locations — with relative ease, using a PC that was setup as a wireless access point for the phone, according to CNET.

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