Interview with CoverDrop author Dan
August 07, 2022 / Kee Jefferys
At PETS, Kee sat down with Dan, one of the authors of the CoverDrop paper which proposes a secure method for initial contact between journalists and sources or whistleblowers.
Interview with Moby author Amogh Pradeep
August 01, 2022 / Kee Jefferys
Kee sat down with Amogh Pradeep at the Privacy Enhancing Technology Symposium to have a chat about Moby
Session ID vs phone numbers
June 07, 2022 / Alex Linton
Session IDs are instant, secure, portable, and anonymous — making them the perfect alternative to phone numbers for a private messaging app.
Hey, I just met you, and this is crazy: Calls beta release
April 25, 2022 / Alex Linton
Session voice and video calls are now in beta. Now, absolutely anyone can try out peer-to-peer calls in their favourite messaging app — Session!
Bigger, better, stronger: Everything you need to know about our decentralised network
April 04, 2022 / Alex Linton
One of the most unique and important parts of Session is that it is decentralised. Let's take a closer look at Session's network — how it works, how big it is, and what it means for you.
No caller ID: Calls on Session
December 06, 2021 / Alex Linton
Voice and video calls have been Session’s most requested feature ever since we launched. Here's what to expect now that voice calls are released on Session.
Deleting messages and time-to-live: This message will self-destruct in…
September 06, 2021 / Alex Linton
Digital conversations are fundamentally different to real-world conversations. When you have a conversation over text, you’re creating a record. The record you create will persist long into the future, and it can quickly paint a high fidelity picture about your life.
Session code audit: Technical report published by Quarkslab
April 29, 2021 / admin
A Session code audit for the Android, iOS, and Desktop versions of Session been completed by the cybersecurity research company Quarkslab.
Trust on first use: The Achilles heel of centralised messengers
April 07, 2021 / Kee Jefferys
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?
Session Protocol: Technical implementation details
December 14, 2020 / Kee Jefferys
Read up on the technical information behind the new Session Protocol, and our plans for rolling it out.
Verifying software downloads on Linux, Windows, and macOS
April 09, 2020 / admin
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 in the form of floppy discs, MiniDiscs, and CD-ROMs. But now, it’s all about the download. Everything is downloaded: the apps you use to keep in touch with your family, …
Sybil disobedience: How Session protects your anonymity using blockchain and crypto tech
February 26, 2020 / Alex Linton
Session bucks the trend of blockchain vaporware with a real, usable product built on blockchain. Learn how blockchain and crypto power Session’s backend.
Community spirit: How to contribute to Session’s development
February 16, 2020 / admin
Session is open-source, and open-source software means community collaboration. Read about all the ways you can contribute to Session’s development.
Onion requests: Session’s new message routing solution
January 30, 2020 / Alex Linton
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.
Dev Diary: Creating a decentralised friend request system
January 16, 2020 / admin
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.