Research reveals ‘Maximum Security’ app is full of bugs despite claiming stronger encryption than Signal

  • A chat app that collects no metadata and requires no personal information to sign up seemed to be a dream come true for privacy enthusiasts.
  • However, research has revealed that the Swiss privacy company behind the messenger has been using an unreliable cryptographic protocol.
  • This protocol has been found to contain a number of bugs, making it less secure than other messaging apps like Signal.
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