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Protesters turn to secretive 'Signal' messaging app
Some protesters using encryption app with ‘message self-destruct’ option: The Cyber Guy
Kurt Knutsson, known as ‘The CyberGuy,’ on protesters using the popular app called Signal to encrypt messages.
An app called Signal has come into the limelight recently as people look for ways to connect in secret through a digital platform as the coronavirus pandemic keeps friends and family apart.
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The messaging app with end-to-end encryption technology works like a real conversation but on a smartphone, meaning conversations self-destruct after a certain amount of time.
"This has seen a surge in downloads, mainly due to the protests going on," Kurt Knutsson, a technology expert known on social media as "Cyber Guy," told FOX Business Network's Stuart Varney on Thursday.