Microsoft Partners Signal to Give Skype End-to-End Encryption

Microsoft Partners Signal to Give Skype End-to-End Encryption

Skype is joining the ranks of Facebook Messenger, Google Allo, and WhatsApp by integrating the open source Signal Protocol for end-to-end encryption into its messaging platform. Microsoft-owned Skype will get a new Private Conversations feature. This feature will be powered by the Signal Protocol, and is now available in preview for Skype Insiders. Private Conversations will currently be rolled out only to Skype Insiders on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. Additionally, the end-to-end encryption covers chats, files/ documents, and audio messages, and not audio or video calls. It is…

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