A Session code audit for the Android, iOS, and Desktop versions of Session been completed by the cybersecurity research company Quarkslab.
End-to-end encryption is the most private and secure way to communicate online. End-to-end encryption (E2EE) is offered in most modern messaging apps, but how does it work?
A fundamental concept underpinning the field of cybersecurity is adversaries. Adversaries are any two parties who have opposing interests.
Cryptocurrencies are in the headlines again lately. Everyone who’s anyone is talking about them, trading them, and…putting crypto into their messenger?
When you first send a message on a new app, you’re trusting that service to send your message to the right person without compromising its integrity or privacy. How can we remove that trust?
A groundbreaking new report sheds light on ways for secure communications tech to evolve so it can better protect people working to defend our human rights.
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #9! This Release Roundup includes multi-device, a brand new conversation screen for iOS, and some bug fixes!
A while back, we pulled multidevice support back into the workshop with the aim of implementing a more effective version in future, promising it would
Session has been seeing massive user growth recently, with tens of thousands of active users in dozens of countries around the world. But hold on
Closed groups grow to 100! Plus: Protocol changes, performance improvements, and more Hello, it’s me, haven’t seen you in a while. It’s been a few
We want to make Session available in as many languages as possible. If you speak a language which Session isn’t yet available in, here’s how you can help!
Session is moving to a purpose-built new encryption protocol: the Session Protocol. Read all about why we’re making the move, and what it means for users.
Read up on the technical information behind the new Session Protocol, and our plans for rolling it out.
It’s time for a new encryption protocol built from the ground up for decentralised secure messaging. Introducing the Session Protocol.
A recent wave of rumoured attempts to compromise end-to-end encryption raises the question: When is compromising E2EE okay? The answer: never. Here’s why.
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #9! This Release Roundup includes a bigger closed groups, along with some major fixes to push notifications.
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #8! This Release Roundup includes a bold new look for Session’s UI, along with some major fixes and improvements.
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #7! This round of releases includes some pretty big changes and some exciting additions — read all the latest now!
Session’s multi-device support is being taken back into the shop for some love and attention. Read up on why, when, and what’s next for multi-device.
How many refactors does it take to overhaul the entire Session code base? Well, 3 — one for iOS, one for Android… and now, one
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #5! Highlights include mobile updates to prepare for the desktop refactor, and some serious speed and reliability gains.
There have been a lot of reasons for people to suddenly take an interest in private messengers recently. Previously, encrypted messengers were mostly used by
As netizens have become more and more tech-literate over the years, lots of people have developed their own list of ‘scam app’ red flags to
Signing up is a critical moment whenever you start using a new service, and sometimes it can feel like signing a deal with the devil
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #4! Highlights include 3-hop onion requests on all platforms for improved anonymity, and Session en español for Android!
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #3! Highlights include some massive improvements to Session on Android as a result of a major code refactor.
Welcome to Session Release Roundup #2! Highlights include a huge round of bugfixes and improvements on iOS, and news about Spanish localisation!
Welcome to the first ever Session release roundup! In these posts, we’re going to talk about all of the newest fixes, features, and future plans
Don’t care what’s behind the scenes? Skip straight to software verification tutorials for macOS, Linux, and Windows. Back in the day, software used to arrive
Building a decentralised messenger can cause some headaches — read all about how our devs problem solved their way through message storage for Session.
Session bucks the trend of blockchain vaporware with a real, usable product built on blockchain. Learn how blockchain and crypto power Session’s backend.
Session is open-source, and open-source software means community collaboration. Read about all the ways you can contribute to Session’s development.
Metadata is the biggest privacy risk you’ve never heard of. Learn what metadata is — and how to minimise your online footprint.
Shortly after launch, Session will be moving to a new onion routing system called onion requests. Read up on the tech, and the reasons behind the change.
The little things really do add up when it comes to online privacy. Check out 9 steps you can take to keep yourself, and your data, safe online.
Session is designed to be privacy first — decentralised servers, no phone numbers, the whole lot — but that creates some problems. Here’s how we solved one of them — friend requests.
Staying private online is important for everyone — but for some, it can be crucial. Learn how to confirm who you’re talking to while staying anonymous.
Staying safe is the number one priority if you’re a whistleblower. Learn how to tip off journalists while keeping yourself safe.
Governments around the world are seeking backdoors to access encrypted communications. We have kept a close eye on the evolving laws that aim to do this.
Journalists are often searching for and publishing things that someone wants kept quiet. This is good, of course — it’s what journalism is for.
End-to-end encrypted messaging apps are popping up left and right, but finding the most private and the most secure can feel like a game of Whack-a-Mole.
Many private messaging apps have a critical flaw: centralisation. Learn why decentralisation is the future of secure private messaging.
Phone numbers are tied to our online identities: we use them as logins and to secure our accounts with SMS two-factor verification. But how secure are they?
Private messaging is a great way to protect your right to privacy online. But for some, private messaging isn’t just nice to have — it’s a necessity.