Motherboard: Secure Messaging App Wire Stores Everyone You’ve Ever Contacted in Plain Text

Motherboard: Secure Messaging App Wire Stores Everyone You’ve Ever Contacted in Plain Text. “The secure messaging marketplace is pretty saturated right now. You’ve got apps like Signal, that typically put privacy first, and then giants like WhatsApp, that have added end-to-end encryption to its already established products. Even though many aim to do roughly the same thing—let users communicate securely—there’s still a lot of variety between these apps. In the case of Wire, a messaging app available for iOS, Android, and desktop devices, the company has decided to keep a list of all the users a customer contacted until they delete their account.”