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Viber says it cannot present encryption keys to Russian govt

Monday 26 March 2018 | 13:58 CET | News
The messenger Viber cannot present its encryption keys to provide user data access to Russian governmental institutions, reports Vedomosti citing Michael Shmilov, the CEO of Viber Media. It simply does not have these keys, he said. All the main functions of the messenger are protected using end-to-end encryption, so only the users are able to present the encryption keys.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Viber
Countries: Russian Federation
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