Research offers solution to encrypted messages being hacked before sending or after receipt

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Message applications must do more to keep user data safe from undetected malware or over-the-shoulder eavesdropping that bypasses encryption before a message has been sent, according to researchers from the University of Surrey.

To combat this issue of close location hacking, researchers from Surrey’s School of Computer Sciences have created a new end-to-end encryption mechanism called Secure Node End-2-End Encryption (SNE2EE) that protects users’ communications at a far higher level than currently experienced on popular applications.
Current messaging applications encrypt the data transfer from one device to another, but not the typed or received …

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