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Images, Doodles, Videos and Location Data Sent via Viber Are Not Encrypted

25
Apr
2014

Security researchers from the University of New Haven Cyber Forensics Research and Education Group (UNHcFREG) have been analyzing the popular instant messaging application Viber.

Theyve found that the images, doodles, videos and location data sent by Viber users are not encrypted. An attacker can easily gain access to the information by launching a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack.

To test their findings, experts have set up an experiment using an HTC One smartphone running Android 4.4…

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